After intensive surgery, it’s vital to take post-operative care seriously. Nutrition is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that the body has everything that it needs to heal. The American Cancer Society highly recommends a proper nutrition-filled diet to rebuild tissue and ultimately regain your strength. However, there is a lot of food…

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    Managing medications can be difficult to do, especially if you’re a senior caregiver. Helping someone else remember to take medications can seem like a daunting task. Thankfully, we’ve got a list of tips and tricks to help make things flow more smoothly. Make Sure Providers are aware of Vitamins and Supplements Medical providers…

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If you’ve ever wondered exactly what a home health aide does, or what qualifies as home care in the first place, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we answer seven of the most frequently asked questions about being a home health aide, from who employs you to how home care differs from hospice care.…

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  ID 39231063 © Monkey Business Images | Dreamstime.com For many American seniors, figuring out how to pay for future care needs can be stressful. Long-term care can be expensive, and Medicare doesn’t pay for everything. If you, your spouse, parent, client, or partner have health issues in the future, you may need to stay…

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For seniors and family members, planning for health care typically revolves around planning for Medicare coverage. But for the many seniors who will need long-term care, Medicare offers little peace of mind in terms of paying for expenses. So, if you are making health care plans for you or an older loved one, using the…

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Last winter I slipped and fell in my driveway. It was early in the morning, so I didn’t notice that the driveway was covered in black ice. After I fell it was really challenging to get around, so I had to use crutches to maneuver for the next two weeks. I admit, the worst part…

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Have you ever heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness?” This popular saying highlights the importance of having measures in place to keep the environment where you care for your loved one or client clean. For example, routinely disinfecting the living space where your client or loved one receives care and washing your hands…

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