All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘caregivers’

  • Mom And Me

    Real Life Stories Of A Caregiver

    Everyone Loved Dolly My name is Barb and this is my story about how I became a caregiver to my mom, what I learned, and what I wish I did differently. My mom’s name was Florence, though she went by Flo Flo or Dolly. Everyone …

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  • Bay Medical Alert Sytem Review

    Medical Alert Systems Reviews: Top 5

    Medical Alert Systems for the elderly have evolved to the point where assisted housing or considering in-home care can be delayed and in some cases – even eliminated. There are numerous high quality systems on the market that can offer peace of mind to loved …

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  • Roll In Shower

    What Is A Roll In Shower?

    Roll-In Showers: Restore Bathing to a Pleasant Experience When showering becomes a challenge due to illness, limited strength or mobility, a roll-in shower can be the perfect solution. Roll-in showers are designed as an open stall with no curb so that wheelchairs can be rolled …

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  • Mother Daughter

    Alzheimer’s: I Love My Mom, but I Hate Her!

    Seven years ago my father died, leaving my mother to cope alone. Before he died, we knew that something was off with mom, but he assured us that it was just her getting old and he could deal with it. Once he was gone, she …

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  • What is the Life Expectancy for Alzheimer’s?

    What Is The Life Expectancy For Alzheimer’s Disease

    For the patient diagnosed with Alzheimers disease, life becomes a blur of inaccessible memories, and the family must decide how to care for the individual for an uncertain period of time. One of the earliest questions asked of the diagnosing physician is, “how long do …

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  • Robot aging in place

    Robot Aging In Place

    Technology has been gradually adding convenience to life for years. Now, with the assistance of robots, seniors will soon be aging in place with a degree of security never before dreamed possible. Robot aging in place is a unique concept that is revolutionizing eldercare. With …

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    Adult Home Care Requirements

    Providing care for senior adults who need help has become a growth industry in recent years as the population ages. The baby boom generation will be taxing the extended family’s ability to cope, creating greater demand for professional adult home care services to relieve the …

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    How to Start Home Health Care Business

    As the baby boomer generation begins to age, there will be an increase need for more home health care businesses nationwide. Moreover, it is a statistical fact that people are living longer and will require home health care assistance on a daily basis. Therefore, people …

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    Tips to Avoid Financial Strain with Aging Parents

    Caring for aging parents is an emotionally taxing experience for their children. In addition to the emotional strain, financial strain can also be experienced. However, there are some easy steps that can help to reduce this strain and prepare for the future financially. Work out …

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    Managing Caregiver Guilt

    The decision to become a caregiver of a loved one is not an easy one to make. If it’s a spouse or child, there is no question. However, when it’s a parent, there’s a feeling of anxiety. If you have siblings, then anxiety may be …

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    Alzheimer’s Care For Late Stage And End-Of-Life

    Caring for a loved one in the end stages of Alzheimer’s disease can be a very trying and difficult time for family members, friends, and caregivers. While the patient may become increasingly unaware of their mental and physical deterioration, those left tending and supporting the …

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  • Senior Exercise

    Exercises For Seniors: Types of Exercise, Tips, and Getting Started

    Exercise has been shown to be beneficial to people of all age groups. As we age, the benefits of exercise increase and help keep the body and mind healthy. Seniors who exercise are happier, less likely to fall, reduce their chance of getting serious health …

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    Elderly Dehydration: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

    Dehydration is a common condition that afflicts many people over the age of 65. Because the symptoms of dehydration are masked by the aging body, patients and caregivers typically overlook the warnings signs until it is too late. But, dehydration can be avoided if you …

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  • How To Care For Aging Parents

    How to Care For Aging Parents

    If you are caring for an aging parent or other elderly loved one, this book could be a wonderful and valuable resource for you and your family. The task of being a caregiver can be extremely difficult, especially when you may be second guessing your …

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    Top 3 Products For Caring For Aging Parents At Home

    3 Products to help you care for your elderly parent at Home There are so many products out there today for elder care at home that I though it might be helpful to share some of my favorites with you, my readers. These three elder …

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  • Pet Therapy for Alzheimer's and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care at Home

    Pet Therapy for Seniors: Puppy Love for Caregivers and Patients For loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia, studies show that pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive and social benefits. Pet therapy is a proven, practical and alternative way to relieve depression, calm anxieties, and contribute …

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