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September 21st, 2023

Becoming an Advocate for Your Aging Parents

As our parents age, we often notice subtle changes in their daily lives. They may seem to be slowing down, facing challenges they didn’t before, or even struggling with decision-making. In these moments, our natural instinct is to ensure their well-being and happiness, especially when they may not be entirely certain of their own needs. Read more >>

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August 4th, 2023

Assessing the Need for Caregiving Assistance in Older Adults

As we grow older, the tasks and activities we once performed effortlessly can become more challenging. It’s not always easy to spot when our loved ones need caregiving assistance, as they may be reluctant to admit their struggles out of fear or a desire to maintain independence. However, there are several signs to watch out Read more >>

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July 10th, 2023

5 Crucial Reminders for Memory Caregivers

As our loved ones experience changes in their memory, even the simplest tasks can become frustrating and heartbreaking. Witnessing our parents or loved ones fade and become dependent is incredibly difficult. While coping with these changes may seem challenging, it’s important to remember that it’s equally frustrating and challenging for them. However, there are strategies Read more >>

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June 12th, 2023

Crafting a Feasible Financial Plan for Caregiving Costs

Designing an effective financial plan to cover caregiving costs can be a challenging endeavor. One of the initial hurdles is reaching a consensus on what is fair among all parties involved. Ideally, the goal is to find a solution that satisfies everyone, preserving relationships and avoiding conflicts. However, this process is far from simple, as Read more >>

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May 30th, 2023

Enhancing Long-Distance Caregiving: Supporting Your Loved Ones

Witnessing our parents or loved ones grow older and require assistance can be a challenging experience. The situation can become even more complex when we live far away and moving closer isn’t feasible. However, it’s important to remember that you should not feel guilty about this circumstance. You have your own life to lead. Fortunately, Read more >>

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May 12th, 2023

6 Ways to Fight Caregiver Sleep Deprivation

Being a caregiver is a rewarding and often challenging position. It can be very stressful and that can keep you from getting a proper night’s sleep. Sleep is needed to enable us to function during the day. As a caregiver, sleep is essential for you as you need to be aware and alert when caring Read more >>

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April 13th, 2023

Balancing Caregiving and Self-Care: Tips for Staying Positive

As a caregiver, you play an important role in the lives of those you care for, but it’s also essential to prioritize your own well-being. Maintaining a positive outlook can help you stay energized and focused, even when the demands of caregiving become overwhelming. Practice Mindfulness Mindfulness involves being fully present and engaged in the Read more >>

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February 2nd, 2023

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

It can be difficult for anyone to stay active when the weather is cold. But for our older family members, it is tempting to do nothing at all. Of course, falling is always a concern for seniors. Safety is always the main focus when it comes to winter activities. But, there are ways to keep Read more >>

November 30th, 2022

Activities to Do with Older Loved Ones During the Holidays

Keeping everyone entertained at your home during the holidays can be a chore. The kids are usually easily entertained, but what about your parents or grandparents? Your holiday celebration will go a lot easier if you already have a few plans in mind before everyone arrives. You already have enough to do, so worrying about Read more >>

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September 28th, 2022

Hospital Discharge Checklist for Seniors and Family Caregivers

It’s important to support successful home care after a hospital discharge. Go over this handy after-discharge checklist with a doctor or case manager before it’s time to go home from a procedure or hospital admission. Top 10 Steps to Follow After Hospital Discharge 1. Ask questions. There are a few key pieces of information you Read more >>

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