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Let Us Help The Caregivers

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Let Us Help The Caregivers

LET US HELP THE CAREGIVERS Needing help using the toilet can be embarrassing to ask for. It’s hard for the patient and hard for the caregiver. Let’s make life easier for the caregiver and the patient and have a bidet toilet seat. It’s a very clean and sanitary way to get back on the path…

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Watch For These Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

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Watch For These Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

Elder Care Abuse Nursing home abuse—also referred to as elder care abuse—is the abuse of a vulnerable adult by his or her caregiver(s) at a nursing home. In recent years, several cases of elder care abuse have made national news, highlighting a problem that has existed since elder care became a business: the truancy of…

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The Challenges of Being Caregiving

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The Challenges of Being Caregiving

Caregivers will perform many types of tasks when assisting their clients. These tasks will often include cleaning, cooking, being a companion, giving medications, and many other tasks. Many may not realize the challenges that caregivers face performing their role. Constant Stress Stress is one challenge that is faced by caregivers on a daily basis. This…

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Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

You cannot plan for the moment when you will have to transition from merely a spouse or a child into a caregiver. In fact, until you need to, there is nothing that would’ve told you how to help Alzheimer’s patients. This is one of the most horrible diseases to watch, and havening not only to…

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Laughter is a Valuable Tool for Caregivers

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Laughter is a Valuable Tool for Caregivers

Being a caregiver is serious work. Making certain a person has their medications, is taken on time for medical visits as well as a having proper diet, getting exercise and more are challenges caregivers face on a daily basis. Is there any benefit to providing humor as well? According to some studies humor is a…

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Special Care for Your Special Ones

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Some elderly people, especially if they’re sick, are often lonely and even depressed. If you don’t want to consider putting your elderly relative into home care, you might want to think about other options so they get the care they need. To start with, if you don’t live together and can’t visit very often, it…

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Why NJ Seniors Prefer Home Care

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Why NJ Seniors Prefer Home Care

When New Jersey residents grow older, they often need additional assistance, which wasn’t necessary in their younger years. Many Garden State seniors are fortunate to have friends and family nearby to help when needed. But even though they’re willing to help, many seniors are hesitant to ask for help, fearing they’re “taking advantage” of them.…

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Learning to Be a Caregiver

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Learning to Be a Caregiver

There may come a time in your life, perhaps you are experiencing it now, that you may have to provide Alzheimer’s care to your parent or another loved one. This can be a truly difficult time as well as a time of confusion for you. Knowing how to make that transition into being a caregiver…

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Return the Love to Your Grandparents!

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Return the Love to Your Grandparents!

As family members age, it can be hard to watch them fail in health and become more feeble and unlike their old selves. Family members can give back to the elderly in their lives by becoming an active participant in the care of elderly family members. This not only will help cut down on the…

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How to Help a Someone Recover From Brain Injury

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How to Help a Someone Recover From Brain Injury

Coping with a traumatic brain injury can be difficult. No two head injuries are alike, and it can be frustrating to hear a doctor say that they’re not sure how long brain injury rehabilitation will take and what the likely extent of the recovery will be. If you are a caregiver for someone who has…

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