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12
Jun

7 Ways to Adapt After Hospitalization

After you return home from hospitalization, you will need to take time to adjust and heal. In order to avoid the risk of endangering your health, it may be necessary to make changes to your living environment and overall lifestyle as you recuperate. Today, we’ll look at seven ways to help get back on track after your hospitalization. CHANGING YOUR

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3
Jun

7 Tips to Travel Safely with Dementia

Travelling with someone living with dementia can be a challenging process. Fear and anxiety can surface for you both, and it can become a scary experience that leads to panic for those living with the illness. That’s why preparing in advance is crucial so that you can prevent avoidable mishaps. Before you head off on your trip, go over these

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30
May

How to Cope with Caring for Ageing Parents

Becoming a caregiver for your parents can feel strange and stressful at first: for so long, you were used to your parents taking care of you, and now it’s your turn to take care of them. Switching roles isn’t always easy, but with guidance and planning, you both can get familiar with your new roles. Today, we’ll provide some helpful

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22
May

How to Improve your Loved One’s Cognitive Skills

It’s common to experience a mental decline or memory loss as you get older or as a result of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Therefore, it’s essential to find ways to help keep the minds of older loved ones stimulated and engaged so their brains can remain active and healthy. Here are some useful activities to keep your loved one mentally agile.

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29
Apr

TIME Health: Caregiver Traits That Help Reduce Burnout

Whether they are employed as a social worker, healthcare provider, or in-home caregiver, those responsible for the welfare, safety, and comfort of a family’s loved ones are placed in a very significant position. The importance of the work combined with the many challenges the job can present on a daily basis can prove to be too much for some, however,

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16
Mar

Helping Seniors with Standing, Sitting and Reclining

Many seniors find that they begin to have trouble changing positions, e.g., from standing to sitting to reclining, as they age. Difficulties with rising up to a standing position or lowering into a seated or reclined position are quite common, but it doesn’t have to be a strain. It’s important that an individual with mobility-related issues can safely navigate their

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13
Mar

The Challenges of Long-Distance Caregiving

More than 400,000 Canadians act as long-distance caregivers to a parent living with a chronic health problem or physical limitation. Long-distance caregivers, defined as those living at least one hour away by car, report having higher care-related expenses and levels of emotional distress than caregivers who live within a short drive of the care recipient. North American caregivers collectively miss 15 million days

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1
Mar

Should You Be Concerned About Your Aging Parents? 7 Questions

Are you concerned about the health of your aging parents? As your parents age, how can you know if they’re taking care of themselves when you’re not around? Ask yourself the following questions after your next visit home. 1. Are they taking good care of themselves? Take stock of their appearance. Are they keeping up with daily hygiene routines like

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27
Feb

Why In-Home Care is Important

Whether recovering from surgery, a hospital stay, or dealing with the symptoms of a chronic condition such as dementia or MS, a top priority of great in-home care is to provide personalized and compassionate treatment. Here are some specific reasons why in-home care is important to the wellness of our loved ones. PERSONALIZED CARE IN THE COMFORT OF HOME The

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15
Feb

6 Reasons Proper Meal Preparation Matters

For seniors who wish to age in place in the comfort of their homes, it’s imperative that they maintain a healthy, well-balanced diet. Many seniors have unique nutritional requirements due to conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure, which makes meal preparation important in maintaining optimal health. With home care, you can have peace of mind knowing that someone

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