Anxiety

December 13, 2018

Social Aspects of Dysphagia

On average, a person swallows 600 times a day. Every swallow requires four stages, 25 different muscles and five nerves. Drinking water or eating is something most people take for granted, while others struggle with these […]
December 12, 2018

Preventing Falls and Fear

Most caregivers are aware of the importance of preventing falls. When a fall occurs, the results can be life-changing. While we all realize the significance of a broken bone that may result from a fall, what […]
December 10, 2018

16 Stress Reduction Strategies

November 5, 2018

15 Truths About Self-Love We All Need To Remember

Self-love is about more than bubble baths. Self-love is about the way you view yourself, speak to yourself, treat yourself, and the dreams you have for your life. Here are 15 truths about self-love we all […]
October 31, 2018

How to Coach Elders Through Grief and Loss

Grief and loss are not easy for anyone to navigate, even with good support. We now know that grief affects an elder’s medical health, starting with compromising their immune system.
October 18, 2018

Lessen The Squeeze: Caregiver Coping Skills

October 8, 2018

This Tingle Sensation May Help Alleviate Stress for Caregivers

When’s the last time you got a haircut? Did you get tingles from the sounds of the scissors cutting your hair? If so, then you’ve probably experienced some form of ASMR. ASMR is known as Autonomy […]
April 17, 2018

Caregiver Stress and Burnout

The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you’re in over your head or have little control over the situation. If the stress of caregiving is left unchecked, it can take a toll […]
April 12, 2018

Pseudo Dementia By Caregivers

In working with seniors, one common error is the rush to assume that because someone has reached a certain age, any negative changes in thinking or behavior must be due to the onset of dementia.

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