Caregiver Tips

September 14, 2018

Hands-On Skills for Caregivers

When you’re a caregiver, finding time to take care of your own physical needs is difficult enough, but taking care of the physical needs of someone else is even more challenging. Assisting someone else to dress, […]
September 4, 2018

Five Simple Steps to Create a Safer Environment for Seniors By Caregivers

Electricity is such a common part of our everyday lives. Many wake up each morning to the sound of an alarm clock and then proceed to turn on lights around the house before using a whole […]
August 28, 2018

Is It Possible to Maintain a Positive Attitude as a Caregiver?

My mother was a positive thinker. I don’t think her brain was necessarily hardwired for happiness, and I’m certain it didn’t have anything to do with her upbringing. My grandmother could find something negative to say […]
July 25, 2018

Caregiver Tips for Seniors on Improving Mental and Physical Health

Inactivity, isolation, and depression are the greatest threats to an older adult’s mental and physical health.
July 24, 2018

The Complete Guide to Caregiving for A Loved One with Dementia/Alzheimer’s: Daily Needs Assessment Checklist

It can be difficult to determine whether a loved one with dementia needs help with commonplace activities of daily living, and even harder to arrive at a decision as to what level of care they need.
July 23, 2018

Tips for Caregivers: Making Respite Come to You

Doesn’t the idea of respite sound glorious? Maybe a few days on the beach to help de-stress our mind. Or we could take a cruise to someplace warm and relaxing.
July 13, 2018

Anemia in Seniors: Caregivers to Look for and How to Treat It

A number of things can cause anemia in seniors, such as chronic disease, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and bleeding.
July 12, 2018

Caregiver Caring for a Loved One with Fecal Incontinence

Anyone who suffers from fecal incontinence (FI) is bound to find the condition frustrating and embarrassing.
July 3, 2018

Fingernails: 5 Signs That Point to Bigger Health Problems

Changes in the appearance, strength, and growth pattern of person’s fingernails can tell you a great deal about their overall health. Certain nail problems could indicate anything from heart disease to thyroid problems and malnutrition. This […]

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