Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are progressive disorders that result in memory loss. These chronic medical conditions generally affect individuals in middle and later life, with millions of individuals being diagnosed worldwide each year. Following a diagnosis, your family may have to make a choice regarding the care of your loved one. For example, will your…

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Home caregivers work with vulnerable clients to foster independence and improve the quality of their lives. For those who love helping and enriching the lives of others, becoming a home caregiver can be a natural choice. It requires hard work and there can be challenging moments, but the rewards that come with being a home…

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When the unthinkable happened to Terrence Green, he sacrificed his career for a family member who was suffering a medical crisis. And then like a snowball, one person after the other, different relatives became desperately ill and needed someone to be their guardian angel.  Terrence was that angel for each of them. Please Read More

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Grief, loss, and caregiving: A Discussion with Stephanie Erickson and Dr. Eboni Green   Stephanie Erickson- Author of the book Plan for Aging Well I’m Stephanie Erickson. I’m the author of the book Plan for Aging Well and a caregiving expert and a clinical social worker. Today, though, we’re not talking about fun, happy things,…

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If the world has learned anything in this challenging year, it is that our health is paramount. In fact, many would agree that the when the history books recount 2020, the heroes and heroines will be healthcare workers. Despite the risks, doctors, nurses, and caregivers continue to work to treat those impacted by the Covid-19…

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One of the more grievous aspects of life is having to say goodbye to a loved one or client. Sometimes the loss is unexpected (due to an accident or an acute illness). In other instances, your loved one or client’s chronic condition contributes to a steady decline, resulting in his or her eventual passing. Either…

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If you are one of the millions of caregivers who is spending more time at home due to the pandemic, you might feel like you are going to climb the walls. Yet, it is possible to stay healthy while you are at home. For example, you might consider designing a plan that includes a variety…

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  We have picked up on a few trends that seem to be rapidly changing the way long-term care organizations approach their services. The following are some of the newest trends in family caregiving and how you can adapt to them. Please check out our new video.  

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