* Balancing Life & Caregiving

August 16, 2019

Hearing loss in children and who can help

Do you have a child with hearing loss? Sarah is a full time GP and mother to two daughters born with hearing loss. She kindly agreed to an interview about her experiences as a parent carer and her […]
August 15, 2019

CONVERT YOUR GUILT INTO GRATITUDE

As caregivers, we feel guilty for a million reasons. We feel guilty when we’re taking a break, because we feel like we don’t deserve it. We feel guilty because people tell us we should take a […]
August 14, 2019

More on Music & Memory Loss

I’ve just finished an article that describes a celebratory Independence Day musical activity for people with memory loss, held at Iona Senior Services in Washington, DC. This illustrates, once again, how familiar music appears to short circuit, at least temporarily, certain […]
August 13, 2019

How to Get the Best Sleep in Your Senior Years

Aging is a normal part of life …as we tack on the years, our bodies change, and along with it our sleep patterns. You might notice that as you age, you need to go to bed […]
August 12, 2019

How To Safely Help Someone Up After A Fall

Older people are prone to falling due to limited mobility. As a caregiver, it’s important to take as many actions as possible to prevent falls in the first place. Of course, there are instances where such […]
August 9, 2019

Diets for Seniors Who Are Discharged from the Hospital

Seniors who have been discharged from the hospital do not always have guidance and follow-up on how to get proper nutrition. Caregivers should work nutrition into their care plan and be knowledgeable about nutrition guidelines for […]
August 8, 2019

5 Ways Caregiving Can Transform Your Life

Caregivers put their whole lives on hold in order to provide care to others. Being a long-time caregiver is bound to have an enormous impact on you; it can transform your life. Although, caring for someone […]
July 3, 2019

Caring for A Loved One with Mental Illness: Tips and Support

About 8.4 million Americans are caregivers to adults with emotional or mental health conditions. If you’re a caregiver to a family member who has some type of mental illness, then you know it can be an […]
July 2, 2019

Successful Caregiving

Planning and problem solving are important skills for a caregiver. Being organized on a daily basis and being ready to handle unexpected situations reduces stress and helps you care for your loved one. APPOINTMENTS & ACCESS […]

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