caregiver tips

November 15, 2018

THE CHALLENGES THAT CAREGIVERS FACE

The more challenging the patients’ needs, the more complex, demanding, and stressful the caregiver’s role might be. Caregiving for patients with brain-related issues such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, brain injuries, memory loss, mental illness, or any of […]
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 […]
October 24, 2018

Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

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.
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 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.
May 11, 2018

7 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for People Caring for Caregivers

My father was diagnosed with Wernicke–Korsakoff  syndrome, a form of dementia resulting from chronic alcohol abuse. My dad, who worked hard his entire life, raised a family and built a strong reputation in his community, spent the […]

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