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What is Non-Emergency Medical Transportation?

September 6, 2022 The thought of transportation via ambulance can often elicit a sense of fear. This makes sense since ambulance transport is used in times of significant medical need. However, did you know that medical transportation can also occur during non-emergency situations? It's true! Traveling using a medical vehicle can indeed be used to save lives and provide effective treatment on the road, but this doesn't have to just...
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Caregivers Guide to Medications

August 12, 2022 Quick Links Caregivers Guide to Medications Questions About Medications Medication-Related Problems (MRPs) Today, medicines contribute to our overall health in many ways. Medications treat disease, disabilities, and conditions related to aging. Medicines can cure diseases, prevent deadly illnesses, relieve discomfort and pain, and allow people to age with a higher quality of life. Medicines also save lives and extend life spans for millions worldwide. Taking medicine can...
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What is a Caregiver?

July 20, 2022 The role of caregiving can encompass many paths. Some might take daily care of an aging relative, some might take turns supporting a sick loved one who lives independently, and yet others have children with special needs. Some caregivers even arrange services or help from another state. With so many different approaches to caregiving, it can be confusing to learn what steps make the most sense for...
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Caring for a Disabled Person

July 6, 2022 Caring for a family member with a disability, regardless of if they are a child or an adult, can be taxing, to say the least. Read on to find tips for caregivers of those with disabilities. Tips When Caring for a Disabled Person The foundation of a healthy family dynamic can most often be found in a balanced combination of care, information, support, empowerment, and advocacy. These...
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What is Family Caregiving?

June 22, 2022 For those becoming a family member's caregiver for the first time, the responsibilities may seem overwhelming. Thankfully, caregiving can also come with a lot of support and self-growth. Medical treatments are advancing each year, and people are living longer. Consequently, more people are becoming caregivers. Read on to find ways to increase support, overcome challenges, and continually improve your caregiving experience. Before diving in, we should explore...
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How to Share Caregiving Responsibilities with Family Members

June 8, 2022 When an elderly parent's health declines, it can become a challenging time for a family. Caregiving for a loved one is no easy task, but with a well-thought-out caregiving plan, your family can come together as a united front to do what is needed for your parent. Here are some helpful tips for sharing caregiving responsibilities among family members. Tip #1: Talk About Caregiving Responsibilities Begin with...
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Tips for Caregivers of People with Dementia

May 25, 2022 Nationwide, ordinary individuals are being thrust into the caregiver role for their aging parents. According to most recent estimates, millions of people are currently caring for a friend or family member with Alzheimer's disease or a related form of dementia. For many of these caregivers, their loved one's daily care demands can be overwhelming. To help simplify the process and provide a little clarity during these trying...
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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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