Danica T
Recent and archived posts by Danica T for ElderCare.com
5 Medication Safety Tips

5 Medication Safety Tips

by Danica T  •  September 04, 2015
Each year, hundreds of thousands of seniors and older adults end up in the emergency room due to medication complications Making the problem even worse is that as we age, our bodies change in the way they absorb medicine. Read out top tips to prevent any complications to ensure you or your loved one is safe when taking their medication.
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Seniors and Identity Fraud

Seniors and Identity Fraud

by Danica T  •  August 25, 2015
About 2.5 million Americans fall victim to some sort of identity fraud every year. The elderly and deceased have increasingly become targets of financial exploitation. Read on to learn about important steps you should take to keep one's identity safe even after someone has passed away.
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Tips to Prevent Falls

Tips to Prevent Falls

by Danica T  •  August 12, 2015
We all know the saying "there's no place like home", and while many seniors may prefer to stay in the comfort of their own homes, the home can also be quite a hazard to older adults. This makes fall prevention important as we get older, since falling is one of the leading causes of injury for older adults.
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The 8 Best Apps for Seniors

The 8 Best Apps for Seniors

by Danica T  •  August 05, 2015
It's no secret that technology has been immensely beneficial in helping us in our modern day lives. Although it seems like the younger generations are often the ones who use it most, technology can still be equally enjoyed by the older population.
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Negotiating Senior Care with Siblings

Negotiating Senior Care with Siblings

by Danica T  •  July 30, 2015
Agreeing on the care of your senior parent(s) can become evermore complicated when a few siblings are thrown into the mix. Read on for our best tips to help you ensuure you (and your siblings) are able to prepare for the best care for your loved one.
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How To Become an Elder Care Provider

How To Become an Elder Care Provider

by Danica T  •  June 10, 2015
With the baby-boomers steadily aging, elder care services are in higher demand than ever before. Many seniors prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home and benefit from hiring a caregiver. Caregivers typically assist seniors with activities of daily living such as cooking, cleaning, errand running and self-hygiene.
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Elder Care Job Search Tips

Elder Care Job Search Tips

by Danica T  •  June 10, 2015
Being a caregiver can be an extremely rewarding job. To ensure you get the most out of ElderCare.com and find your next job opportunity with ease, follow our tips and tricks outline below.
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Questions to Ask a Potential Caregiver

Questions to Ask a Potential Caregiver

by Danica T  •  June 10, 2015
If you have yet to go through the process of finding aging options for yourself or your loved ones, there are a few thing you want to avoid. That’s why we have put together the must ask questions you should prepare when going to meet with a caregiver or home care company. This will ensure you only get the best care for yourself or your aging family member. 1) Tell me about your work experience in the last five years. May I contact your employers as references? Getting a broad sense of what...
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