Whether it’s your chosen profession or something you’ve had to learn in order to support a loved one, there’s little doubt that – as rewarding as it can be – caregiving can also occasionally be stressful and emotionally demanding. Having someone rely on you is a deep responsibility especially when your loved one or client…

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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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The rate of caregiving in the U.S. has spiked from 16.6% in 2015 to 19.2% this year, and caregivers are also commonly caring for more than one individual at a time. America’s aging population is expanding the already existing deficit of professional caregivers, and many family members are having to intervene and provide care for…

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These days fierce competition can make it difficult to jumpstart your career. Higher education in the form of an undergraduate degree in healthcare can make a difference. Whether you opt for a physical therapy degree , a degree in nursing, or healthcare administration, earning an undergraduate degree can afford you a solid foundation for the…

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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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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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