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    Senior Care

How to Encourage Exercise for Individuals with Limited Mobility

September 15, 2023 Maintaining an active lifestyle becomes increasingly vital for our overall well-being as we age. Yet, for seniors with limited mobility, exercise can seem like a daunting challenge. In this article, we'll explore the importance of exercise for seniors in this situation, the different types of exercises they can consider, and how caregivers can play a pivotal role in encouraging and supporting their loved ones to stay active....
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Optimizing Elderly Care: The Senior Care Manager’s Expertise

June 9, 2023 Senior care managers provide care and guidance to older adults, those with disabilities, and their families. They assess the needs of the elderly and disabled, develop and coordinate care plans, and provide support and advocacy for their clients. As you might expect, Senior care managers are knowledgeable and experienced in aging-related issues, such as Senior assessment, care planning, and advocacy. They have expertise in health care, social...
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What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

May 12, 2023 A geriatric care manager is a healthcare professional specializing in providing services that assist seniors and their families in managing the challenges of aging. They are typically social workers, nurses, or gerontologists with specialized training and experience in helping seniors and their families navigate the complexities of aging. The Role of a Geriatric Care Manager As you might have gleaned from the name, geriatric care managers work...
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Is My Elderly Loved One Capable of Living Alone at Home?

April 7, 2023 Living alone as an older adult can be a challenging experience for many reasons. As the body ages, it can become increasingly difficult to perform everyday tasks, such as cooking and cleaning, creating feelings of frustration, loneliness, and isolation. As these feelings compound, it can make a stressful situation even more challenging for those affected. Seniors also may not have access to the same support systems or...
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Making Your Home Safe for an Aging Parent

March 10, 2023 As our parents age, their health and mobility can decline and make it difficult for them to remain safe and independent in their homes for as long as possible. It's essential to make sure that both their physical and mental environment is safe and secure. Taking the time to assess your parent's home and make necessary changes can help ensure that they are safe and can remain...
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Can Adult Daycare Help Caregivers?

February 10, 2023 As the aging population grows, so too does the need for caregivers. With the number of people over 65 increasing rapidly, many families are turning to adult daycare to help ease the burden of caregiving. Adult daycare is an invaluable resource for caregivers that can help ease the burden of caregiving and provide seniors with an opportunity to engage in meaningful activities. It can be a great...
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How Much Does It Cost to be a Caregiver?

January 9, 2023 It is not uncommon for every family to have its own guidelines and expectations for handling money. This includes how to save, how to spend, who has control, and how decisions are made. When you start caring for someone, your decisions about their care are heavily influenced by your financial situation. And there is no denying that financial issues can lead to a lot of conflict in...
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10 Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

May 18, 2022 Disorders such as Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Lewy Body are all forms of a condition known as Dementia. These diseases affect the brain resulting in loss of memory, problem-solving, and other thinking-related issues that are severe enough to alter your daily life. Many people diagnosed with Dementia are not able to properly care for themselves, so they have to rely on a spouse, family member, or in-home caregiver...
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Stress Management for Caregivers

April 27, 2022 As the population ages, caregiving roles are being taken over by individuals who are not in the healthcare industry. In fact, around 1 in 3 adults in the United States provides some form of care for another adult. People often rush into this role, not understanding how hard it can be at times to be a primary caregiver - leading to a pressure cooker of stress that...
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Caregiver Time Management Strategies

April 13, 2022 Becoming a caregiver to a senior often requires extensive planning and time management for success. Unfortunately, many caregivers will have these responsibilities compounded on top of their existing obligations, including work and family time. Ensuring that the senior you care for has the attention they need while also maintaining your own needs can take some restructuring and attention to detail in your daily schedules. While every situation...
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