July 7th EldercareABC Blog Carnival


Welcome to the July 7th, 2010 EldercareABC Blog Carnival

Edie Dykeman presents Caregiving: Physical Signs of Stress posted at Elder Care Cafe, saying, "Caregivers do not always recognize the signs of stress. Hopefully this list will help them understand their level of stress so that they can seek help."

Denise Harris presents Benefits of Lean Muscle Mass posted at Able Mart, saying, "Seniors can benefit from exercising for lean muscle mass."

Edie Dykeman presents Treating High Blood Pressure posted at Elder Care Cafe, saying, "When caring for a loved one I believe it is important to know the signs and symptoms of common afflictions such as high blood pressure. That way we can alert their primary care physician if we see changes in their health."

Other caregiving posts seen and heard this week:

Caregiving and Alzheimer's: A Road Map - The New Old Age Blog ...

The National Institute on Aging has published an excellent new guide on caring for those with Alzheimer's disease.

Seniors Caregiving for Aging Family | Senior Citizen Journal

Increasingly senior citizens are called upon to provide care for aging family members. Several family members may volunteer to provide caregiving and may choose to live together during the caregiving experience.

iPhone Apps for Caregivers - Caregiving.com: Helping You Help ...

Designed for “caregivers on the go,” CareConnector is operated by the Johnson & Johnson Caregiver Initiative. The free app can be used on the iPhone or iPod touch and includes the following: a Care Planner to store insurance, ...

Futurity.org – Caregiving not always an emotional drain

Caregivers who engage in active care of an ailing or elderly spouse are more apt to experience positive emotions than negative ones. "People may be hardwired so that actively attending to the concrete needs and feelings of others ...

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of eldercareabc carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.


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