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Caregiving

Caregiving is one of the most selfless acts a person can do and so many people around the world and don’t even know that they are doing it!
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In the U.S., more than one in five adults over the age of 65 is considered a ‘solo senior’ - i.e. one without a spouse or adult child. Even those with adult children sometimes have to fend for themselves because family...
People giving up their jobs to care for a loved one is costing the taxpayer nearly £23 billion a year in lost taxes and national insurance contributions, according to new research. 02 August 2019 Key findings: ·         £14 billion is lost annually in...
Proper nutrition is essential for an aging person.  Every caregiver ought to ensure he/she provides just the right food to seniors. One of the reasons for this is the fact the senior's digestive system might not be as strong/sharp...
When considering professional home care for a senior loved one, family caregivers may have to sift through an overwhelming amount of information, making it difficult to know what is true and what isn’t. Where could family caregivers and seniors...
It’s never easy seeing the people who once cared for you reach a point when they are no longer able to care for themselves. No one particularly wants to outsource the care of their loved one to a complete...
Adjusting to bringing a caregiver into your home can be a big transition. Although it’s their job, you want to make sure that your caregiver feels welcome and appreciated in your home. While you try to navigate this transition...
Caregiving is one of our country’s most pressing healthcare and societal issues. By 2025, more than 25 per cent of our population will make up the 65+ demographic, making Canada a super-aging society. As our aging population increases, so...
If you’re newly responsible for finding elderly care for a family member or friend, it can be difficult to know where to start. SuperCarers has created a helpful guide, called "Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring."...
It is interesting that when we hear certain words, like palliative care, our minds tend to focus on the negativity surrounding the word or phrase. While palliative care can seem daunting to some, the fact is it can whatever...
A caregiver can be a hired professional or a member of someone's family or close friend. In many cases  a caregiver gives unpaid care. They are usually caring for someone who is elderly or disabled in some way. Their...
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