Caregiving Help

caregiving help

Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.

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About Family Caregiving

Man In Deep Thought

I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.

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Home Care Nurses | Caring in Action

home care nurses

What Would We do Without Good Home Care Nurses!   As caregivers for elderly parents at home, we depended on nurses for information, advice, reminders, and empathy every day. By phone or in person, whether they were there for minutes or hours, weeks or years,….

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Caregiving Basics Videos

Caregiving Basics, senior citizen's center

A series of videos about Caregiving Basics from the Home Alone Alliance, a national consortium working with the AARP Public Policy Institute, that you really should make time to watch.

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Live-in Caregiver

live-in caregiver reflects

Reflections of A Live-in Caregiver — There’s good and bad associated with being a caregiver. It can be a ruff job but it can also be rewarding. This article is a reflection of my years as a caregiver.

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Doing Too Much for the Patient

doing too much for seniors

Sometimes we can try too hard to be a good caregiver. But it is possible to do too much for your patient. And in doing so, you may be causing more harm than good. This article discusses the benefits or encouraging your patient to try.

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Caregiver with Rights

caregiver with rights

If you are a caregiver, chances are, you have never thought about your rights. You may even believe that you have no rights in particular. Raise your aspirations by reading “The Caregivers’ Bill of Rights” and giving it some thought.

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Cool a Senior’s Home

Cool a Senior’s Home

High summer temperatures can put elders in danger even in their own homes. Seniors, disabled, and those with young children can get help from cooling assistance programs in their area. Here’s some advice.

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Family Caregiver

Family Caregiver

Should I Undertake Being a Family Caregiver? I’ve heard the statistic that there are 10,000 people a day turning 65 years old. That means that the baby boomer generation is in their elder years, and many are going to need to receive help as they….

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Choosing Sheets

choosing sheets

Sheets for hospital beds are a little different from most of the bed sizes used in residential housing. Often we end up grabbing the closest fit and just making it work. In this article we’ll talk about how to find the correct fitting sheet. .

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