Seven out of 10 people will require some form of long-term care in their lifetime, so it’s important to have an understanding of the different types of care along with their respective costs and ways to pay these expenses. There are five main types of senior care, which range from at-home services to moving to…

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Former First Lady of the United State Rosalynn Carter, famously stated, ”there are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.”  Her words lend credence to the fact that there is a chance that…

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We must value the work of care – both the paid and the unpaid. New Insurance Program- Nationwide ® and Compassion Society Benefits Launch First Caregiver Solution for Paid Family Leave Insurance

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Grief is an emotion that is not exclusively associated with losing someone you love. In fact, you may find that you experience grief when you change jobs, (i.e. retirement or being fired) or when there is a significant change in you or your loved one’s physical or mental health. For caregiver Donna O’Donnell Figurski, grief…

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Caring for a loved one or client can be enormously fulfilling. In addition, caregivers play an important role in supporting individuals achieve their highest level of functioning. However, these are not the only reasons caregivers are essential. The following are some of the key reasons why caregiving is so important: Caregivers Assist a Loved One…

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Mental wellness can become a challenge at any point in your life. However, as one ages there are several issues that can negatively impact one’s mental well-being. If you are a caregiver, you should be on the lookout for mental signs of mental distress among your elderly clients and loved ones. In this article, we…

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(Omaha, NE, September 11, 2020) – Caregivers and healthcare professionals require guidance and resources to maintain and improve upon their quality services. Dr. Eboni Green, President and CEO of Caregiver Support Services, has launched several dedicated online forums where all topics and issues pertinent to caregiving can be shared and discussed. Taking care of a…

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Joint pain is a common issue as we age. In fact, according to a nationwide telephone survey published by the pain management services of Stanford Hospital & Clinic at Stanford University, almost one in five older adults’ experiences chronic pain. Yet, the majority do not understand the cause of the pain leading some to rely…

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Caregivers are dedicated professionals who provide much-needed support to individuals and families during difficult times. Whether a person is elderly, has a terminal disease, is physically disabled or has any other challenging condition that hinders self-care, a trained caregiver in the home can help improve their quality of life. If you are patient, understanding and…

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