caregiver Duties

November 14, 2018

About Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiving

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial costs. The demands of day-to-day care, changes in family roles, and decisions about placement in a care facility can be difficult. There […]
November 13, 2018

Adjusting to Life After Caregiving

A caregiver plays an important role in supporting a person with cancer. A caregiver provides physical, emotional, and practical care daily or as needed. Many caregivers focus on providing this support, especially if a family member’s […]
November 12, 2018

Life after Colorectal Cancer Surgery

Most patients with colorectal cancer undergo surgery to remove tumor tissue from the colon or rectum. But this lifesaving procedure can come with unwelcome side effects. Most patients experience changes in normal bowel functions, including increased […]
November 9, 2018

Bedsores: Risk Factors & Prevention

Family members with someone in long-term care need to be knowledgeable and vigilant about decubitus ulcers — the dreaded bedsores. Also called pressure sores, pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers, bedsores are skin wounds that result from prolonged […]
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 […]
November 2, 2018

Is It Ever Too Late to Start Healthy Habits?

November 1, 2018

How to Reduce Your Risk of Infectious Diseases

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 30, 2018

How Positive Thinking Can Help You Live Longer

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