Home Caregiving

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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The following are some stories of how different people met their home care needs. For Jennifer, all of her home care was provided by family, friends and familiar health care providers. Francis needed a mix of family and special...
Monitoring vital signs in patients is a crucial part of essential care in hospitals and care facilities across North America. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, “today, vital signs play an important role in emergency departments (ED)...
Talk to your doctor and health care team about who should be called for what type of emergency. Keep a list of their names and telephone numbers by the telephone and in your pocket. What may feel like an...
You want to give your aging loved one the best care possible, but it can be a daunting task. Make the process simple and successful with these tips. When the time comes to hire help for your loved one,...
One of the most difficult discussions we will ever have with our family members is about our end of life. Many older adults and seniors avoid having this talk until it's too late. They suddenly become ill and are...
Most seniors are at a stage where they cannot move around or stand for long hours without experiencing fatigue. As they approach a certain age, their bones weaken, giving them mobility problems. Due to that, they require a solution...
Family caregivers are often the unsung heroes who give their time, energy and care to support a loved one in their time of need.  According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, there are approximately 43.5 million caregivers providing unpaid care...
Being diagnosed with a severe illness can completely change a person’s life. The symptoms can be heartbreaking and debilitating and prevent you from living a normal life. For terminally ill patients, medical-care services, like palliative and hospice care, are...
Well, whether you are a caregiver or a manager, you only have 24 hours in a day to make a difference. How you use your time is what speaks at the end of it all. When it comes to caring...
Family caregivers; those family members who put so much time and energy into caregiving for their loved ones. Family caregivers are rarely celebrated or appreciated as they should be and because of this, November is National Family Caregiver's Month....
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