Home Care vs. Home Health Care: Understanding the Differences

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If you’ve considered hiring a caregiver, did you know they can offer varying levels of medical and non-medical support? There are differences between home care and home health care services that...

Signs of Caregiver Burnout and How to Avoid Them

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While taking care of another person can be a truly selfless, rewarding experience, it’s also important to take care of yourself. As the saying goes, you can’t pour from an empty cup. When ...

How to Become a Paid Caregiver for a Family Member

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Many people become the primary caregivers for aging parents and other loved ones. While you want to provide the level of support they need, there are several logistics to consider before immersing you...

Wheelchair Safety Tips Caregivers Should Keep in Mind

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Wheelchairs are great for those who need assistance with mobility. Not only does it allow individuals with disabilities to feel a sense of independence, but it also allows them to interact with others...

Reasons You Should Become a Caregiver

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Caregiving for individuals with disabilities is a great career path for those who want to help others. If you’re looking for a career that’s flexible and allows you to grow personally, you...

5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout

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As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and l...

Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

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Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...

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