Caregiver’s Role

October 18, 2018

Lessen The Squeeze: Caregiver Coping Skills

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, millions of Americans are in the “Sandwich Generation,” caring for both children and parents, and women represent the majority of caregivers for family members. As a certified long-term care specialist, daughter, […]
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, […]
July 27, 2018

7 Thoughtful Ways of Caregiver to Show Mom You Care

Mother’s Day is over but there’s still time to get her a gift. Perhaps you forgot a card or a gift, maybe your mother doesn’t live near you and you want to send her something.
June 13, 2018

Bathing How-To’s for Parents with Alzheimer’s Disease

There are a wealth of questions on how to get aging parents to bathe – especially when the elder has Alzheimer’s or severe dementia.
May 30, 2018

Helping Caregiver Mom Remember: Coping with Dementia

“Am I 90 Yet? Mom asked. I heard those words many times the last year of mother’s life. My mother’s memory was fading. Nevertheless, she was still sharp in certain areas, for example; remembering her standing […]
February 20, 2018

5 Ways to Find Happiness as a Family Caregiver

The role of family caregiver is not unlike other important roles we may play in life — bride or groom, mother or father — except for one thing: It doesn’t come wrapped in happiness. You don’t […]
January 4, 2016

Insomnia: The Caregiver’s Role

A growing number of seniors today face the difficulty of sleep disorders, commonly referred to as insomnia. Up to 30% of the elderly experience infrequent sleep patterns, apnea (the stoppage of breath), and waking up too […]
January 3, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis: 10 Tips for the Caregiver

Being the caregiver of someone with rheumatoid arthritis can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Helping someone cope with RA is not an easy task and can sometimes lead to out-of-control emotions in the caregiver as well. […]
January 2, 2016

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]

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