10 Warning Signs that a Senior Needs Home Care

To help families recognize the need before something happens, we have created this 10 Warning Signs Handout to help you determine if now is the time to explore homecare options for yourself or a loved one. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk?

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Senior Home Care Vs. Facility Care

There comes a time in every senior's life when a discussion about receiving care is unavoidable. For the United States, the...


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Dealing with Family Caregiver Guilt

Caring for a loved one when they need you the most can be rewarding, but it comes with some unique challenges. Caregiving can...


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6 Traits of Emotionally Intelligent Personal Care Aides

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLR), the need for skilled personal care professionals is expected to grow...


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Understanding & Managing Parkinson’s Disease

When a loved one is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD), it can be a terrifying experience for the whole family. It's...


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How Volunteering Stimulates Mental Growth

Volunteer work should have no age limits! Kids, adults, and even seniors should do it. Volunteering provides numerous...


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What Are the Best Shoes for Caregivers?

One crucial aspect of a caregiver's uniform is wearing appropriate footwear. When you're clocking miles on your feet during...


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Strategies to Help You Say Goodbye to a Caregiver and Hello to Another

Saying goodbye to a person with whom you share a bond is never easy. But it can be particularly difficult for a senior who...


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How Caregivers Can Gracefully Manage Incontinence in Senior Clients

The National Association for Continence estimates that more than 25 million people in the United States experience...


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11 Unique Skills You Need to Become a Caregiver

Caregivers make a true difference in the lives of their patients and their families—but not everyone is cut out for the job....


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Why Hiring a Professional Caregiver Might Be Your Best Option

As seniors age, daily life can become more difficult. Whether it's harder to get around, their social life isn't as it once...


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What Is a Caregiver?
By Michael Watson On January 1, 2019

What Is a Caregiver?

"Caregiver" or "caretaker" refers to anyone who provides care for another person. There are different types of caregivers...


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Unique Challenges Faced By Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers

As seniors age, they may require more care than ever before. Whether it is assistance with personal care or simple ...


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Get Your Social Media Guide For Seniors

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are used by people of all ages. Seniors in particular are using these platforms to stay connected with old classmates, long lost friends, and family.

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