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    Caregiver Advice

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    Caregiver Advice

How To Be a Great Caregiver

September 14, 2021 Being a caregiver can be incredibly rewarding. Whether it is your actual job, or you found yourself in the position of having to care for a loved one, caregiving is an important and necessary job. It is done with love, patience, and intention to give the person you care about the highest possible quality of life. The need for caregivers in America has grown in the last...

Tips for new caregivers

August 10, 2021 Being responsible for the livelihood of someone is a huge responsibility. Whether you have a plan in place or it happens suddenly when caring for a loved one, it will always be a scary and stressful situation. It is essential to know how to make the best of circumstances and make the experience rewarding while extending time with your loved one. Below we offer a few tips...

Determining the Type of Care Your Loved One Needs

Caregivers for seniors typically need to help their loved ones with many different activities ranging from general hygiene to ensuring their bills are paid. Since this can be incredibly overwhelming for some family members to tackle on their own, it is important to understand the various types of care available for your loved one and the level of assistance that each provides. Defining the unique needs of the current caregiver and the...

How to Identify Loneliness in Your Loved One

Feelings of isolation or a disconnect from others can affect anyone but are usually short-lived. These feelings, while brief, are not typically cause for alarm. However, lonely seniors may experience a mental and physical decline, especially if the feelings of loneliness go unchecked. While loneliness is not always apparent (even the senior may not recognize it), there are warning signs adult children can look for to determine whether their aging...

How to Convince Your Loved One to Stop Driving

For most of us, driving offers independence, and no matter the age, a loss of this privilege can be devastating. However, this is a necessary decision when a loved one’s driving poses a risk for themselves and others on the road. Age alone should not determine driving capabilities, but consideration must be given for health conditions that may affect decision-making, reaction time, memory, sight and hearing abilities, and any other...

How to Tell if it is Time for a Loved One to Stop Driving

Anyone with a family member who is a senior citizen that still drives likely worries each time they get behind the wheel. Safety is likely always a priority for anyone that is a caregiver. But how can you tell if it is time for a loved one to stop driving? Unfortunately, this is a hard discussion to have for many people and might be one of the most stressful decisions...