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Ambiguous Losses Come with Caregiving

Ambiguous Losses Come with Caregiving

I was my mother’s caregiver for nine years, my twin grandchildren’s guardian/caregiver for seven years, and am my disabled husband’s caregiver n

Caregiver Self Care, Caregivers, Caregiving, Family Caregivers, Loss

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Eldercare at Home: Can I Pay Someone to Play Cards with My Elderly Parents?

Eldercare at Home: Can I Pay Someone to Play Cards with My Elderly Parents?

As adult children taking care of elderly parents, we often consume most of our caregiving time addressing the medical problems and physical limitation

Aging in Place, Caregivers, Caregiving, Companionship, Family Caregivers, Parents Care

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Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

Seniors and Reverse Adolescence

It’s not unusual for seniors to exhibit a variety of unexpected changes in behaviors as they age. For example, seniors sometimes become difficult or

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospice, Parents Care, Senior Psychology

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Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

Tips for Caregiving: Visiting a Person Who is Frail

[caption id="attachment_2318" align="alignright" width="295"] Margo Rose and her friend Mildred[/caption] It can be very awkward knowing what to do

Caregiving, End of Life, Hospital Visits, Senior Care Tips

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Why Men Make Great Caregivers

Why Men Make Great Caregivers

It’s not uncommon to hear from our clients that they want a female caregiver. For a company specializing in non-medical senior care services such as

Caregivers, Caregiving, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents’ Health from Out of State

Keeping Track of Your Elderly Parents' Health from Out of State

There are many factors to consider when caring for a loved one, and of course, having them close to home makes the situation easier. But what do you d

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Long Distance Caregiving, Parents Care

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10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

10 Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Behaviors

One of the most challenging aspects of taking care of elderly parents with Alzheimer’s is adjusting to the troubling and sometimes abrupt changes in

Alzheimer's, Caregiving, Dementia, Senior Care Tips

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Case Management: What Is It and How Can It Benefit My Loved One and Me

Anyone caring for elderly family members knows the amount of time it takes to coordinate their care. There might be in-home senior care providers invo

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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5 Easy Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents

5 Easy Ways to Help Your Elderly Parents

1.  Stop by for a visit . . . and bring dinner. Life gets busy, particularly for adult children in the sandwich generation who are taking care of

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Companionship, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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What You Can Do to Help the Elderly During Cold Weather

What You Can Do to Help the Elderly During Cold Weather

I’ve had enough of Mother Nature’s winter wrath this year!  I’ve been fortunate to make it to work without a flat tire, without my car stalling

Aging in Place, Caregiving, Family Caregivers, Parents Care, Senior Care Tips

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