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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Providers of support for family and frontline caregivers, Caregiver Support Services, releases a report – Caregiver Wellness and the Honor in Caregivers Asking for Help ®Research Report 2020 detailing the challenges faced by caregivers December 8, 2020 — Caregiver Support Services, an industry leader in the field of caregiving, recently published a report about caregivers –…

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Grief, loss, and caregiving: A Discussion with Stephanie Erickson and Dr. Eboni Green   Stephanie Erickson- Author of the book Plan for Aging Well I’m Stephanie Erickson. I’m the author of the book Plan for Aging Well and a caregiving expert and a clinical social worker. Today, though, we’re not talking about fun, happy things,…

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One of the more grievous aspects of life is having to say goodbye to a loved one or client. Sometimes the loss is unexpected (due to an accident or an acute illness). In other instances, your loved one or client’s chronic condition contributes to a steady decline, resulting in his or her eventual passing. Either…

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If you are one of the millions of caregivers who is spending more time at home due to the pandemic, you might feel like you are going to climb the walls. Yet, it is possible to stay healthy while you are at home. For example, you might consider designing a plan that includes a variety…

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Caring for an aging parent can be challenging. As a caregiver, you play a vital role in taking care of your loved one by understanding the demands on your time and mental well-being. Undoubtedly, caregiving is a satisfying experience, but it also comes with various daily challenges. The following are tips on how you might…

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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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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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