Encouraging your clients to embrace strategies that enhance their well-being can have a positive impact in their lives. The following are five simple tips that you can use to empower your clients to attain their highest level of functioning: Address Bodily Pain Many elders experience bodily pain. The pain they experience can be the result…

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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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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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