If you’re currently caring for aging in place senior, protecting them from financial scams is probably a priority. Thankfully, doing so is possible when taking these steps.
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What follows are caregiver stress signs to watch for – along with preventative steps you can take – so you can continue to honor your loved one’s wishes and provide them with the nurturing they deserve.
Although it’s a labor of love, looking after a friend or relative for an extended period of time can be overwhelming for even the most capable informal caregivers. As needs change, long-term home caregivers must manage a unique set of challenges to keep their loved ones safe and comfortable.
As a family caregiver, finding creative ways to communicate with those special seniors in your life is essential for their health and well-being. What follows are several communication tips that every caregiver should know.
It’s been said that “The only way to do a great job is to love what you do.” What is it about caregiving that many find so rewarding? Based on our experience, here are five reasons we hear most from caregivers about why they are so passionate about their careers.
Many patients diagnosed with Parkinson’s are elderly, which is certainly concerning if you have aged in place relatives or friends. April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time for you to learn more about the disease.
Caregiving is a wonderful career if you love helping people. You get to spend your day making a positive difference in people’s lives, and you deliver something nobody else can – the ability to help a senior age gracefully at home and not in a nursing home or other type of institution.
Whether you’re an elderly care recipient or a concerned family member, knowing how to tell the difference between home care and home health care will no doubt matter when important decisions weigh in the balance.
Millions of paid caregivers proudly serve on the front lines of America’s healthcare system each day. Many of those dedicated professionals help older adults lead independent lifestyles in the safety and comfort of their own homes. As the U.S. population continues to age, the need for home care workers will continue to rise dramatically over the next decade.
You decided that it might be best to hire mom a professional home caregiver. But where do you start? Finding the right in-home caregiver for an aging loved one can be challenging. Taking these steps should help simplify your search.