Caregiving is an essential role that many people find themselves filling, whether planned or unexpected. For most, caregiving responsibility is not considered until someone you love needs care. But no matter your case, once the responsibility presents itself, it is essential to approach caring for your loved one with diligence. Becoming a caregiver for a…

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It is encouraging to see individuals living longer, healthier, and happier lives. The Urban Institute projected that one in five Americans would reach the age of sixty-five by 2040, compared to one in eight just twenty years ago. However, it should be noted that advanced age is associated with increased disability. As a caregiver, it is vital…

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The 73rd World Health Assembly Jim Campbell, Director of the Health Workforce Department in WHO headquarters, stated: “Today’s decision gives clear direction on consensus and the necessary actions on the health and care workforce. WHO urges all Member States, International Financing Institutions, Global Health Initiatives and partners to invest in health workforce readiness, education and…

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Are you shopping for gifts for a senior loved one? Whether you are a caregiver seeking advice from Caregiver Support Services on items your loved one might need, or you are simply browsing stores to find presents for your grandparents, you might want to shop with wellness in mind. Giving your senior loved ones gifts…

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How Families Process Grief    How to Cope with Grief The loss of a loved one (patient or client) can have a devastating impact upon those who are left behind. Family members and caregivers are especially vulnerable and need tools to cope with the loss. Understanding common responses to grief is vital to your well-being.…

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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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