5 Ways to Relieve Caregiver Stress

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Providing unpaid care for a loved one is an honorable undertaking that can be very rewarding. Knowing that your friend or family member is receiving their care from someone who knows and loves them is a comforting feeling. But even if you have the patience of a saint, the physical […]

4 Tips for Caring for Aging Skin

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As we grow older, our bodies undergo an aging process that reduces the production of collagen and elastin in our skin. The result is skin that is a lot thinner and more sensitive. While this process is completely natural, it can have embarrassing or dangerous side effects if we don’t […]

4 Ways a Pet Can Benefit Your Senior Loved One

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Aging-in-place and in-home care are just two ingredients for a senior’s healthy, independent life. But even with the most advanced technology and incredible nurses, there’s still something missing from many elderly individuals’ lives: companionship. Would you believe that the solution to this problem could be in an older dog down […]

How Will I Know It’s Time for My Elderly Loved One to Stop Driving?

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Convincing your older loved one it’s time to stop driving is an emotionally charged, difficult conversation to have. You don’t want her to feel as if she’s losing her independence, but you also have to carefully balance her safety and the safety of others with her autonomy. Because of how […]

How Smart Home Technology Can Benefit Your Senior Loved One

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The concept of “aging-in-place” is becoming remarkably popular lately, especially among Boomers who wish to maintain their independence as they grow older. The idea behind aging-in-place is to adapt your current home to suit your needs as you age, rather than moving to an assisted living facility. Even as early […]

5 Important Tips for Successful Long-Distance Caregiving

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You have a loved one with an illness or injury that needs tending to, or your family member is just getting older and less able to care for herself on her own, but you live far away. Can you be an effective, helpful caregiver from a distance? While providing care […]

Debunking 5 Common Myths About In-Home Care

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In-home care provides many benefits to seniors or other individuals who need help; so why are there so many negative myths spread about it? Many people simply have misconceptions about what in-home care is like. Consider these 5 common myths about in-home care and how you just might be wrong […]

5 Ways to Keep Seniors Safe in Hot Weather

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While summer is often the time of year where people get outside to enjoy the weather, sometimes the heat can get dangerous. Seniors are more vulnerable to the summer heat as their bodies don’t adjust as well to sudden temperature changes, certain medical conditions can alter their body’s responses to […]

4 Tips for Keeping Seniors Active

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As seniors live longer, many of them live alone for longer periods of time. This can lead to isolation and, in many seniors, depression. One of the keys to keeping senior citizens healthy, happy, and thriving is for them to maintain an active lifestyle. Though it isn’t always easy to […]

8 Crucial Questions to Ask a Home Care Provider

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Choosing a home care provider for yourself or your loved one can be a stressful process. You want to be sure you’ll be provided with reliable, quality care from a reputable provider without completely breaking the bank. Conducting thorough interviews with all providers under consideration is an important step to […]

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