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Caregiver Resource Articles

Caregiver Resource Articles 2018-03-06T11:01:53+00:00

Low-Impact Cardio Vascular Exercises For Seniors

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

One of the most important things caregivers can do to help their loved ones stay healthy is to keep them active. Exercising their mind, body, and spirit regularly can not only prevent a decline in your loved one’s health but also help them thrive in their later years. Depending on [...]

Tips for Preventing or Delaying Memory Loss

March 7th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

We’ve all been there. Where did I park? Did I unplug the iron? What time is my weekly chiropractor appointment? Who was the salesperson I talked to at the furniture store yesterday? Life is so hectic that it’s pretty common for most people to forget a thing or two [...]

Nursing Homes Vs. In Home Care- The Pros and Cons

February 20th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Put your loved one in a home – their own “When I get old, you’ll just put me in a home somewhere.” When you’re young, this statement sometimes gets thrown around as the punchline of a joke. As you age, it’s not quite as funny. And, once you reach [...]

Ways to Ease the Stress for First-Time Caregivers

February 7th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Taking on the responsibility of caregiving for an older loved one can be a tough decision – especially for someone doing it for the first time without truly knowing all the demands it can have on their time, finances and schedule. It’s not a decision that should be made [...]

Helping Your Loved One Get the Most out of Doctor’s Appointments

January 24th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

At any age, visiting the doctor can be a stressful and confusing ordeal. This can especially be the case for the elderly who may be unaware of their medical needs and often have a difficult time understanding what the doctor is telling them. But in order for your loved [...]

How To Recognize Your Loved One’s Post-Holiday Blues

January 9th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

The Christmas tree is down, the lights are put away, and the New Year’s Eve ball has dropped. The extra time with family and friends, great food and time off work were nice, but it’s time to get back into the regular routine.This transition back to daily living is sometimes [...]

Respite Care: A Gift For You And Your Loved One

December 6th, 2017|Categories: Elderly Care|

Taking over the role as primary caregiver for an older, injured or dependent loved one is an honorable thing. In some families, it’s not a responsibility everyone is especially excited to take on. Kudos to you for stepping up to care for your loved one. Often, the bulk of [...]

Treat Your Loved One to a Happy, Healthy Holiday

November 20th, 2017|Categories: Elderly Care|

For many people, the season that brings Thanksgiving and Christmas is the most “wonderful time of the year.” The holidays are filled with delicious food, vacation from work, and quality time with family and friends. And don’t forget about the gifts. But for some, the holidays can trigger stress, [...]

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