Caregiver Resource Articles

Caregiver Resource Articles 2017-09-15T16:24:39+00:00

5 Tips for Sun Safety for Your Aging Loved One

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Summer is upon you and it’s important to remember a few safety tips when you’re caring for an aging loved one. You want them to get out and enjoy the beauty and wonder that summer has to offer while being safe and protected from the dangers that come with the [...]

The Holiday Season: Loneliness and Isolation

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thanksgiving seems to have flown around this year and on Thursday, many of us were spending time with family and friends. In our excitement, we can often forget that for an elderly friend or relative the holiday season can be an incredibly lonely and isolating time. Rather than happiness and [...]

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Family caregivers are often unsung heroes, not always recognizing that they are a caregiver, rather they are just ‘doing their job’. This year, the theme for National Family Caregivers Month is “Take Care to Give Care”, which ties in with our last article on noticing the signs of burnout (link [...]

Beware of Burnout

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Elderly Care|

Many Caregivers Give Too Much Of Themselves The focus of family caregivers is to take great care of a loved one. However, as time goes on, a caregiver’s energy, productivity and even motivation can wane…though not intentionally. Burnout is a state of physical, mental and emotional exhaustion. It is [...]

3 Common Fears of Old Age

July 16th, 2015|Categories: Elderly Care|

There are fears that can creep into a person’s mind during any stage of life. They tend to change a bit as time goes on, but there is something that almost everyone fears in each stage. As you reach those retirement years and beyond, you begin to think through [...]

Tips for Writing a Will

June 26th, 2015|Categories: Elderly Care|

Drawing up a will document is one of the most important things you can do to prepare yourself, your family, and your assets for whatever happens next. Both young adults and older adults alike should write a will to ensure that things are taken care of properly and aren’t [...]

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