All posts tagged "eldercare"

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    What to Look for in a Home Health Agency

    When you’re looking into home health agencies for professional in-home assistance, you’ll find many options for many types of care.  Some agencies may separate the types of care using two terms, “skilled” and “non-skilled” care. Skilled Care...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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    Guarding Against Caregiver Burnout in the Face of Alzheimer’s or Dementia

    For some, caring for a family member with memory impairment (dementia) comes on gradually.  For others, it can happen overnight.  Dementia is caused by damage to the brain.  Sometimes the damage can occur slowly and progressively, such...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Ways to Cope When Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

    As you may already know, managing life when caring for a loved one with dementia, is an ongoing process that changes moment to moment.  There are a couple of ingredients that may help ease some of the...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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    Tips to Guide Your Elder into Accepting In-Home Care

    When the time comes to consider in-home care for your loved one, you will more than likely come up against resistance, sometimes open hostility. Resistance to change is a natural, human reaction.  For elders change is much...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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    Quality Of Life For Elderly Increases With Good Nutrition

    A McDonalds value meal is a quick, affordable fix to your hunger, and many people are forced to make choices like this due to financial or time restraints. It’s no secret that making these nutrition choices are...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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    Benefits You Will Provide With Your Home Care Service

    There are many benefits you’ll provide through your home care service to the elderly, including providing companionship to someone who really needs it. You take care of someone’s well-being when their loved ones cannot be around. Home...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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    Involving Family in the Plan of Care for Your Loved One

    In caring for your loved one in their elder years, it may seem that having a large family would be helpful.  In most cases, it is.  In some cases, it can complicate the situation, depending on the...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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    Risks In Hiring Private Pay Caregivers Instead of a Home Care Agency Caregiver

    When you hire a private pay caregiver, you become an employer, and the caregiver becomes a household employee.  Below are several responsibilities, as an employer, you need to take into consideration: Verify that your (or your loved...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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