Health Issues

August 27, 2017

Fighting Caregiver Fatigue

Caregiver fatigue cannot be understated. According to Webster’s dictionary, fatigue means “physical or mental exhaustion; weariness.”  Spouses, adult children and family members alike are susceptible to […]
August 26, 2017

What You Need to Know About Strokes

Picture the situation: You’re enjoying a pleasurable, relaxing evening with friends or family, merrily chatting to them about all kinds of interesting topics, when one of […]
July 2, 2017

7 Tips to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

7 Tips to Prevent Caregiver Burnout 1. Get information – Learn as much as you can about your loved one’s health issues & needs, and how […]
May 9, 2017

Giving too much

Are you taking care of a family member or friend who is ill or needs assistance? If the condition is temporary with an expected quick recovery, […]
May 1, 2017
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When the Caregiver Needs a Caregiver

I work with a lot of different people to help bring attention to the disabled in our area and to especially shine a light on the […]
February 8, 2017

Elderly Skin Condition

As we get older, our skin undergoes a number of changes. How skin ages will depend on several factors: your lifestyle, diet, heredity, and other personal habits […]
January 18, 2017
How to deal with chronic pain

Seniors & Chronic Pain Management

Up to 50% of older adults living at home, and between 45 and 80% of those living in nursing homes, have significant pain that is often persistent, […]
August 18, 2016
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After Caregiving; Building a New Life

  Strains of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” underscore a commercial on my television—as if I really need to be reminded. Now, I’m […]
August 13, 2016
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Caregiving: Self-Care

Self Caring How Closely Do You Track Your OWN Symptoms? By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com contributing editor Last updated: October 10, 2011 It’s a paradox of […]
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