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 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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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 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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July 3, 2020

Ways To Manage Caregiver Guilt


Family caregivers carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. After all, they’re responsible for the well-being and care of a loved one. Most of the time, family caregivers are just happy to make it through the day without an overwhelming feeling...

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March 12, 2020

Overcoming Challenges of Being in the Sandwich Generation

While plenty of us expect we will need to care for the older adults in our lives at some point as they age, sometimes we find ourselves caring for multiple people in our lives. A spouse, sibling, or child may fall ill or undergo a complex...

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February 18, 2020

5 Tips for Self Care When You’re a Caregiver

Many of us are or will become caregivers for senior loved ones in our lives. Caring for a senior loved one is a rewarding experience as well as an important service, but many caregivers are stressed and overwhelmed navigating care as well as...

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May 12, 2019

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout


Being a full-time caregiver for your loved one is a taxing job. It takes a lot of energy and time to give good care, not to mention the emotional toll it takes. Caregiving is a difficult journey, and it takes a lot out of you. Because of that,...

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September 24, 2018

Caregiver’s Guide to Adaptive Clothing

 As a caregiver, you have many responsibilities that can leave you physically and mentally drained. While getting your loved one dressed sounds like it should be the least of your worries, nothing is more frustrating than struggling to get arms...

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