If you’re a caregiver, you may find yourself spending a lot of time with medical staff – either in person, on the phone, via e-mail or another method. Here’s how to get the most out of it.
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It can be frustrating... (Read More)
The best resident care homes strive to uphold the highest standards of quality when caring for their residents, regardless of those residents’ ages, abilities, illnesses or other challenges. Read on to see how exceptional facilities meet this... (Read More)
Caregivers truly are the unsung heroes of the world. But sometimes, just knowing you're doing an extraordinary job isn't enough. You'd like to hear the words "thank you" from your caree once in a while -- and that's completely normal. But what do... (Read More)
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In the U.S. alone, there are approximately 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. If you love someone with Alzheimer's, take a look at some of the key points... (Read More)
No one said being a caregiver and working full time was easy. Here are a few ways to make it “work” for you.
Level with your boss
Tell your boss the truth about what’s going on at home. They may be dealing with the same situation... (Read More)
Caring for someone with dementia can be a challenge. But that doesn’t mean you can’t both have fun. Autumn is the perfect time to share some low key activities with the ones you love.
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If your senior is up for it, try hiking... (Read More)
Are you concerned what will happen to your child after you’re gone? You’re not alone; many parents have this concern. But if your child has a developmental disability, you have the added question of how to pay for their care when you are no... (Read More)
As you navigate the care of your loved one, here's an option you might consider, Medic Alert. Read on and see if they might be a candidate.
What is Medic Alert? |
Medic Alert is a medical ID bracelet worn by people with specific medical... (Read More)
Maybe you’ve been looking after a sick or elderly relative or friend and thinking, “Hey – I’m pretty good at this!” Perhaps you’re even considering make it a full or part-time job. Read on for what you should know when contemplating... (Read More)
Growing older today is vastly different than it was 20 or even 15 years ago. America is undergoing a fundamental shift in aging. What does it mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, are you prepared for the changes that it will... (Read More)