Tag Archives: caregiving

Motivated Caregiving

By Ruth Folger Weiss Staying Motivated as a Caregiver Those who choose to go into a career of care giving are truly selfless. Caregivers are filled with compassion and put so many others needs before their own. As a caregiver, it might seem like you have no time for yourself at times, or you may…
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Elder Care: Prioritize Help

by: Marion Somers Caregiving can often feel like a lot to take on, but it is important to prioritize help. The first thing you must do is figure out exactly what kind of help you need. Often, your elder's needs (as well as your own) can be met by tapping into your network of family…
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Senior Care for Aging Parents

by: Mark Etinger As our parents get older, many of us will be faced with a difficult dilemma: How do I take care of my elderly parents? Will I be able to take them in or do they need senior care? There are a lot options and many factors that need to be considered. Some…
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Meanings – Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's

by: Sheila Moody Dementia is the syndrome of symptoms such as memory loss and decreasing ability to handle the daily functions of life. Dementia is not an early form of Alzheimer's or some less serious disease, it is simply a catch-all term that describes Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia, and other specific diseases. It is frequently used…
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Elderly Home Care Decisions

by: Greg Newell If your inclination is to start looking for "nursing homes" in your area, perhaps you're one of the many who haven't considered the options. Most seniors just need a little help. They made that house a home and they want to stay in it. (more…)
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How to Care for Someone With Dementia

by: Shane Michael Dalton Firstly, It is important that someone who has been diagnosed with dementia remains as independent as possible and continues to carry out their normal activities and any occupation for as long as they possibly can. While people with mild dementia often experience problems with short-term memory, they may recall memories from…
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Some Information on Live in Caregivers

by: Alvaro Buckley If you have a senior citizen in the family then it is imperative to give them round the clock attention so that they can go about their daily chores normally. Taking care of older people is not as easy as babysitting as they can be nasty and refuse to cooperate; because they think…
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Moving a Reluctant Parent – Part 3

by Joy Loverde As I said in the last blog (Part 2), it is not my personal philosophy that everyone eventually has to move out of their house. Hiring in-home helpers and asking family and friends to pitch in are certainly options to be considered. However, in the case of my Aunt, bringing help in…
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