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March 5, 2021

6 Apps for Senior Caregivers

If you've heard before that caregiving for an aging loved one is a full-time job, you've heard right. In fact, family caregivers spend approximately 40.5 hours per week on such duties, while those who are caring for either a spouse or partner...

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February 25, 2021

How Do Robotic Pets Help Seniors?

There are many benefits of owning pets and animal therapy for aging adults, but there are a variety of concerns to take into account when adopting an animal for your aging loved one. If your loved one is not able to care for an animal, they may...

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February 18, 2021

How to Talk to Your Loved Ones When They're Feeling Resistant

If you’ve offered advice or voiced concerns to a seemingly stubborn aging parent and were met with resistance, you’re not alone. 77% of adult children believe their aging parents are stubborn about taking advice and assistance with daily tasks....

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February 11, 2021

The Importance of Stretching & Flexibility as a Senior

Stretching regularly and maintaining flexibility is important at any age, but for seniors, working on flexibility can help with a variety of tasks like bending over to pick up objects or reaching for something on a shelf. In this blog, we’ll talk...

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February 2, 2021

How to Talk to Your Elderly Loved Ones About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Distribution of two COVID-19 vaccines is extremely exciting, and adults over 65 are some of the first in line outside of healthcare workers to receive the vaccine. However, your loved ones may be unsure, concerned, or scared to be vaccinated....

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January 28, 2021

10 Ways to Mix Up Your Macaroni & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is a classic family dish, and it’s a warm, hearty favorite year-round. Although it's traditionally been a side dish and daycare staple, these variations add rich, diverse ingredients to take mac and cheese from the lunchroom...

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January 20, 2021

Guide to Senior Caregiver Responsibilities

Thinking about becoming a caregiver for a senior loved one? At Vista Springs, we're in your corner. In this blog, we’ll talk about some of the responsibilities you might have as a caregiver and provide sources for support.

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January 12, 2021

How to Get Started with Scrapbooking This Winter

Overwhelmed by boxes of photographs or looking for new hobbies in retirement? Arranging photos in a scrapbook can be a fun way to relive old memories and preserve them for you and your loved ones. In this blog, we’ll talk about how to get started...

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January 5, 2021

How to Ask For Help Caring For Elderly Loved Ones

There may come a time when caring for elderly family members exceeds what you feel confident in assisting with or another priority comes up that needs your attention. In this blog, we’ll talk about some ways to ask for help from siblings and...

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