Baby Boomers in an Aging Population: How our Healthcare System Will be Forever Changed

Baby Boomers in Aging Population

The median age of most of the country is increasing, but what does this mean? The population of the U.S. is beginning to age and this brings about a lot of changes. The baby boomer generation can help...

Caregiver Interview Questions: The Opportunities and Pitfalls

Caregiver Interview Questions

Home health care providers play a crucial role in the lives of medically and physically vulnerable adults. It is not surprising that families and businesses hiring home health caregivers ask tough que...

Surviving Tragedy: Coping with the Loss of a Parent

Coping with the Loss of a Parent

Regardless of the personal relationship, you may have with your parents, the death of a parent can be a devastating experience for anyone. Dealing with the grief over a parent’s passing is difficult e...

7 Ways to Help Caregivers During National Family Caregiver Month

National Family Caregiver Month

November is National Family Caregiver Month, a program that was created to help and support caregivers. Did you know? There are over 65 million caregivers across America 90% of this type of care is p...

How to Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Renew Your Strength When You Are a Caregiver

Do you know what the “e” in energy stands for? No? Well, it stands for: excitement exhilaration enjoyment Think of a group of kindergartners bouncing all around, laughing, and enjoying themselves, o...

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Finding balance is Essential, if You’re the Caregiver of an Older Adult

Finding balance

Finding a balance when you’re a caregiver can be daunting, and this is especially true when you are feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. If caregiver stress is not addressed, it can take a tremendous...

How Caregivers Can Use First Aid Kits to Properly Care for Older Adults

first aid kit

It pays to be as prepared as possible whether you have a little or a lot of experience being a senior caregiver. Some days are more hectic than others. On those busy days, you’ll want to be sure that ...

Dementia Caregiver: How to Help Control Your Frustration

Dementia Caregiver

A dementia caregiver can be significantly overwhelmed by many things. Daily living activities such as eating, bathing and dressing can be much more challenging. Dementia-related behaviors such as repe...

Emotional Exhaustion from Caregiving and How to Deal with It

Emotional Exhaustion from Caregiving

As a caregiver, you might suffer from emotional and mental exhaustion. This kind of stress can give you a case of caregiver emotional exhaustion. It can also put your health at risk. What are the sign...

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Self-Care Tips: How to Put Yourself First When Caregiving for Another

self-care tips

Taking care of yourself first is a priority. In many cases, caregiving is a full-time job. It demands most of your time, attention and energy. If you don’t take care of yourself, you’ll have nothing l...