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The importance of self-care for carers

As a carer, you probably hear “Take care of yourself” more often than not. It can seem an impossible task. Caring for an aging loved one is an all-encompassing task on top of your other responsibiliti...

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When to hire senior home care services

There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities, and family members don’...

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...

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Life has taught alli espinosa how to care

1. Is there anything about your family or background that makes you especially passionate about caring for others? Absolutely. My younger sister had her first surgery when she was minutes old—she’s ha...

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Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

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How to build a long distance care team

We live in a mobile society and that means that adult children are not always going to live in close proximity to aging parents. That makes it difficult to make sure their daily needs are addressed, e...

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How family carers can benefit from respite care

What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family carer to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease their st...

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5 ways to regain your energy after carer burnout

As a carer of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and like ...