Katherine O'Brien, Caring.com Health Writer

Katherine O'Brien is a freelance content writer and editor from Toronto who specializes in seniors’ health, senior care and aging. Using her own caregiving experience as a starting point, Katherine aims to educate and inform older adults and their families about ways to make the aging process as smooth and enjoyable as possible. She’s covered a wide range of topics including dementia, seniors’ nutrition, advance care planning and emotional wellness. More of Katherine's writing can be found here.

Recently Published on Caring.com

Creating a Daily Routine for a Loved One with Dementia: 3 Key Tips — Mar 22, 2018
Regardless of age or cognitive ability, establishing and sticking to a daily routine can go a long way towards keeping people on track and giving them a sense of purpose. ...
Signs of Nursing Home Neglect You Shouldn't Ignore — Jan 18, 2018
Although physical or sexual abuse of nursing home residents capture news headlines, most mistreatment stems from neglect. That’s according to leading expert in geriatrics ...