The Cottages Blog

Signs Your Senior Mom May Need Help at Home

It’s not always easy for someone to admit that they may need a little extra help, and seniors are no different. For many seniors who want to continue to live independently in their own ... Read More

Staying Socially Connected Helps Alzheimer's Patients and Their Caregivers

Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be very isolating. The situation may make some family and friends feel uncomfortable, and talking about it can be ... Read More

Healthy Eating Tips for Your Senior Mom

Making sure your senior mom eats healthy doesn’t have to dominate all of your time. Here are a few quick and easy ways you can make sure Mom is getting all of the nutrition she needs ... Read More

5 Great Resource Guides for Caregivers of Seniors

Close to one third of the US population consists of caregivers who take care of family members or loved ones. If you or someone you love is looking for more information and ... Read More

3 Ways Caregivers Can Get Financial Assistance

If you are a caregiver looking for financial assistance, there are several programs that may be able to help you. While you will still have to pay some out-of-pocket, taking advantage of ... Read More

5 Great Books All Caregivers Should Read

As a caregiver, it is important that you take time for yourself to avoid Read More

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia

In the United States, one in ten people who are age 65 and older currently has Alzheimer’s ... Read More

Help Your Senior Mom with Hearing Loss

By the year 2020, the United States is expected to have more than 44 million adults who have clinically meaningful hearing loss. Those numbers are expected to double over the next couple ... Read More