As we age, we all have to decide how we would like to live out our golden years. Fortunately, Marketwatch explains there are a lot more options at your disposal now compared to in the past, as Baby Boomers are redefining retirement. For many seniors, the preference is to age in place. Aging in place…

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Caregivers are the Foundation of the Healthcare System Family members and frontline caregivers are the foundation of the healthcare system. Without family members and frontline caregivers, the nation’s caregiving centers, nursing homes, and hospitals would not be able to meet the needs of their clients. Research suggests that caregivers play a crucial role in improving…

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If you or your parents have reached an age where they require care, you are probably thinking about available options. There are two key options when it comes to elder care, including Care Facilities and Home Care. Yet, how do you know what will be the best fit for your loved one? Both options come…

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A lot of factors come into play when you are taking care of an elderly loved one. Especially if you want to ensure that your loved one is handled with love, care, and patience when your loved one is living independently and in good health, you may not currently have concerns. However, in the future…

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Is your parent having trouble remembering to take prescribed medications, experiencing problems with mobility, or forgetting to pay the bills? What should you do? How should you respond if your parents are no longer able to perform tasks that he or she was previously able to accomplish without assistance? The following are six suggestions that…

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Changing the Conversation around Isolation among Caregivers Dr. Eboni Green and Nicole Dauz share their personal caregiver experiences and explore the differences between the sometimes harmful practices of isolation and loneliness. You will walk away with the understanding that communion is not simply about surrounding yourself with people; rather, it is about sharing your caregiver…

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You likely have a predisposition to helping people that led you to becoming a professional caregiver. Perhaps you have developed a skillset that supports your success. For example, you have homed in on the importance of being kind, responsible, understanding, compassionate, and having a caring attitude. It is possible you are not even aware of…

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As a caregiver you strive to empower and assist a wide range of individuals. Whether you are caring for a loved one or a client, it is important to have a clear understanding of their medical conditions and how to provide appropriate care. It is particularly challenging to meet the physical, emotional, and social needs…

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