Things to Remember When Becoming a Caregiver

Taking on the family caregiver role brings with it challenges and rewards unlike any other. Upon making this change, you’ll likely be bombarded with advice for caregiving techniques from all sides. This is useful advice, of course, but there are other crucial things to remember when becoming a caregiver that will help you offer your […]

Healthy Cold Weather Meals for Seniors

While Arizona does not get nearly as cold as some other states, the nights can be particularly chilly in the winter. On these nights, we want our comfort cold-weather foods—but there is a problem with these dishes: most of them are not healthy. Healthy eating is crucial at all ages, of course, but it is […]

How Do I Know When My Loved One Needs a Caregiver?

There comes a point in everyone’s life when they notice little changes in their loved one. It may not be anything substantial, but when it’s enough to raise eyebrows they’ll be left wondering “how do I know when my loved one needs a caregiver?” The answer to that question is different for every senior, but […]

Brain Activities for Seniors

As we age, it’s natural for us to forget little facts like the name of a teacher or a street we lived on four decades ago. These bits of information may seem relatively inconsequential, but the more of this information we lose, the more likely it is a sign of a decline in cognitive skills. […]

How Do I Become a Caregiver?

Not everyone was meant to work a traditional desk job. While these jobs are certainly essential, they don’t allow you the one-on-one interaction with others that you may crave. If you’re the type of person who loves to help others and wants to make a difference in their lives, then a career as an in-home […]

Benefits of Reading for Seniors 

Reading is an engaging activity for all age groups, but especially seniors. On top of being a fantastic way to get rid of boredom, it is also the perfect outlet for brain exercise. Numerous scientific studies have proven the reading’s benefits for older adults. It leads to an increased volume of the frontal and parietal […]

Home Care Powered by AUAF Announces Non-Medical Home Care in Arizona

Home Care Powered by AUAF is pleased to announce our non-medical home care services in Arizona. For more than 25 years, we have provided the state of Illinois home care services that seniors and their families can rely on. Our staff offers respectful, intuitive care to each of our care clients. This enables them to […]

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

As our loved ones age, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves in a caregiving role. Caring for elderly relatives can have physical and emotional consequences. With a new role and new caregiving responsibilities, it’s all too easy to grow overwhelmed, stressed, and eventually burnt out. Caregiver burnout is defined as a state of mental, physical, […]