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6 Ways to Get Seniors to Drink More Water

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Dehydration is a common problem for seniors Dehydration is a common and very serious condition for older adults. The best thing to do is try to prevent it from happening, but it’s much easier said than done to increase their fluid intake! To help with this sometimes frustrating mission, we rounded up creative […]

First Aid Kit for Seniors Living at Home

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First aid is an important consideration when caring for an elderly person at home. It is important to know that seniors are more vulnerable to accidents and injuries since they often lack strength, flexibility and can have brittle bones.  Also, their sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste may have declined, […]

Crime, Abuse and the Elderly

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Older people are often targets for robbery, purse snatching, pick-pocketing, car theft, or a number of scams. During a crime, an older person is more likely to be seriously hurt than someone who is younger. But, even though there are risks, don’t let the fear of crime stop you from […]

Summer Activities for Seniors and Caregivers

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Enjoying the warm summer temperatures doesn’t have to be a distant memory for elders and caregivers. Finding an interesting activity that is suitable for a senior’s abilities may take some creativity and planning, but it is well worth switching up the routine and getting out of the house. The Benefits […]

7 Tips Caregivers Can Instantly Use To Deepen Rapport With Their Clients

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“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” -John Holmes This guide is designed to help you improve your rapport building skills so that you will be able to deepen the relationship with your current client. It will also help you learn how to […]

13 Handy Apps for Caregivers

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Remember those Apple commercials—the ones where the phrase, “There’s an app for that,” was repeated half-a-dozen times in 30 seconds? Those ads were a bit repetitive, but it turns out that they were not too far off the mark. There are currently hundreds of thousands of apps out there that […]

One Month Before A Heart Attack – Your Body Will Alert You – Here Are 6 Symptoms

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Over the past few years heart attack become very common occurrence and statistically it is the number 1 cause of death cases. That actually is not something strange if we take under consideration the stressful way of life and consuming unhealthy food. 6 SYMPTOMS OF HEART ATTACK The hearts health […]

15 Uplifting Activities For People Confined To Bed

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People who are confined to bed for long periods of time because of diagnosis or frailty often experience severe mood swings. They get tired of sitting or lying down, become bored with life and miss social contact with others. In Nursing Homes, these residents sometimes have mild dementia and other […]

How to Communicate With Your Parent’s Medical Team

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Here’s how to get on board with your parents’ care team As her parents’ health declined, Lori LaBey found herself increasingly responsible for managing their medical information. She had to keep track of doctors’ appointments, manage medications and be on the lookout for changes in their health. All the while, […]

Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career

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Women’s long-term participation in the workforce faces a threat from the growing need for elder care. That’s according to a new study by Sean Fahle, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, and Kathleen McGarry, of the University of California, Los Angeles. As longevity increases, […]