What is Respite Care?

Respite care options for family caregivers

Are you a caregiver for a loved one? When’s the last time you took a day off? How about a weekend? Can you remember your last vacation? Respite care can provide not only the break you might want, but the break your body needs.

10 Tips for Disabled Travelers

10 tips for elderly and disabled travelers Traveling can be stressful for individuals with disabilities or decreased mobility. Use these travel tips to ensure smooth sailing no matter the adventure.

How to Interview Caregivers

How to Interview Caregivers: 6 Tips from GT IndependenceFinding the right caregiver for a loved one can be a painstakingly long process. Here are some tips for interviewing caregivers to choose the right fit.

Adapting a Kitchen for Seniors

How to adapt a kitchen for seniorsThe kitchen can be an intimidating place for seniors with decreased mobility. These changes to your loved one’s home can help give the kitchen new life and bring back the joy of cooking.

Preventing In-Home Falls

How to prevent in home fallsWhat does your elderly parent’s home look like? Are there a lot of stairs? Does it have furniture that suits their needs? When is the last time it was updated or checked for safety?

Recognizing Long-Term Care Needs

How to recognize long term care needs

Recognizing long-term care needs is the first step to receiving necessary supports. Understanding the signs that supports are needed can help determine when long-term care could benefit your loved one.

Seasonal Safety Tips for Seniors

Senior safety tips for every season

With each season comes a new set of hazards for aging individuals. Many of these dangerous situations can be avoided if the proper precautions are taken. 

Home Health Care Safety


Being a caregiver assisting individuals with long-term and in-home care needs is one of the fastest growing fields in the nation. It is important for caregivers to be aware of the potential hazards and exposures affecting caregivers and individuals receiving services.