Caregiver Support Services

Caregiver Support Services

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Caregiver Support Services is proud to offer services for family caregivers, professional caregivers, and organizations.

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Can Complementary Therapies Help Your Loved One with Dementia?

There are a range of therapies that can be used for aging adults to complement prescriptions and medical treatments. These therapies can work to reduce stress and relieve pain. In fact, when it comes to elders, specifically those with a diagnosis of dementia, complementary therapies can help to improve their quality of life. Elders with…

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Should you Make Caregiving your Job?

With rising life expectancy, there is an increasing demand for professional caregivers. In fact, if you were to conduct a quick search on nursing home jobs near me you are almost guaranteed to plenty of results. Being a professional caregiver can be like caregiving for a relative. However, there are some major differences. The following…

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Caring for Caregivers: 4 Ways to Stay Healthy and Happy

If you are a caregiver, you are undoubtedly spending many of your waking hours helping and supporting your loved one or client. As you know, being a caregiver is often a physically demanding job and one that can leave you feeling achy and run down. Although, caring for others may be your life’s work, it…

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8 Things to Consider When Moving in an Elder Relative

With advanced age comes peculiar challenges, and although most older people are capable of living independently most elders will require at least some assistance to maintain their quality of life. Many caregivers ask their loved one to relocate or move closer so they can provide this care personally. However, there are several accommodations that you…

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5 Effective Ways to Boost your Loved One’s Self-Esteem

There are any number of factors that can impact your self-esteem as you age. These factors can be health-related or stem from a lack of social interactions with family and friends. Some elders may also lack confidence due to a loss of in independence with some of their activities of daily living (ADL’s). However, there…

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Providing the Support Your Parent Needs

Aging is an inevitable and gradual process. There are positive changes that occur as one ages. For example, wisdom is a positive attribute that many elders possess. Of course, there are disease processes that are not a normal part of aging that you may see as your parents age.  Perhaps your parent’s mental state is…

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Selecting the Best Doctor for your Loved One

If you’re caring for an elderly relative, it is important to have support including the right doctor to ensure your loved one receives proper care. Whether your loved one is acutely ill, needs a specialist, or has health concerns, the right doctor can make a massive difference to their health and the confidence you have…

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Why it is Important to Track Activities of Daily Living as a Caregiver

Whether you are a full-time carer or care for a family, you likely balance numerous responsibilities every day. And while the care that you provide differs depending on the needs of your loved one or client, one best practice you should consider is implementing tracking of their activities of daily living (ADL’s). Monitoring the care…

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Are Health Insurance Premiums Going Up or Down for 2021?

In mid-October of 2020, CMS put out a press release about a downward trend in healthcare insurance premiums. The announcement triggered a lot of noise in the media. Everyone had an opinion on how the rates would change in 2021. Each seemed to make sense and was well-supported. Many people are still asking: Which opinions…

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How to Support a Loved One Dealing with Hearing Loss

No matter what age you may be, hearing loss can be terrifying and isolating experience. Hearing loss – whether partial or complete – may be even more difficult for elder members of the community, who may be coping with isolation and waning health. As a result, it is important that you know the steps you…

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Caregiver Support Services is pleased to offer Caregiver Forums, an online community for caregivers and healthcare professionals as you balance work and life challenges. Caregiver Forums is a place where you can network and connect with other caregivers and ask for help, guidance, or resources and relevant solutions to help you in your daily caregiving roles.

About Caregivers Support Services

Caregiver Support Services (CSS) is a non-profit organization with a 501(c) (3) tax exempt status. CSS was founded in 1998 by Terrence and Eboni Green, a husband and wife team, after the couple recognized that most individuals who provide care for a loved one or client do not know where to start when it comes to gathering and coordinating resources and services. Now in its 23rd year CSS has transformed a predominately grassroots regional supporter of caregivers into a nationally known non-profit with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our expertise is leveraging partnerships with national and international organizations to build engaging and innovative solutions for caregivers.