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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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Aging or recovering from an illness can bring a new set of challenges. You might need help with everyday tasks like getting dressed or preparing meals. But the thought of leaving your home for a care facility can be...
Sundowner’s syndrome comes on at the end of the day. Possibly triggered by exhaustion and over stimulation, it affects mostly those with dementia or Alzheimer’s. Daylight Savings Time adds to the problem of sundowning. The shift ahead during the...
Caregivers, particularly family members who are caregivers, want to spend time with their loved ones in a meaningful way. But lack of time tends to get in the way. There are so many other tasks that need to be...
Have you ever wondered why hospitals have so many different nurses? Because nursing is a vast profession with many duties. As you can see, every nurse focuses on a particular role or "specialty."  Some nurses work with children, some assist...
In the realm of hospice care, the goal is not only to provide medical support but also to ensure the highest possible quality of life for patients. Unlike traditional medical care that focuses on curing diseases or prolonging life,...
In Canada and other countries, as the weather grows cold and winter approaches, preparing your car is important. Winter driving is considerably different than driving during the warmer seasons. Between snow and blowing snow, blizzards and freezing rain, you...
Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is exceptionally challenging. As memory loss, confusion, and personality changes set in, both patients and caregivers struggle to adjust. Coping with the complex symptoms of dementia...
Imagine the cozy walls of your childhood home, where each footstep on those familiar floorboards echoed a thousand memories. As the golden years approach, wouldn't it be a dream for your loved ones to be surrounded by such warmth...
This summer has brought scorching heat and relentless humidity for many of us! Record-breaking temperatures have persisted for weeks and months in numerous regions across North America and around the globe. The prolonged dry spell has exacerbated the heat,...
Many of us are new at caregiving for a family member. You are now responsible for a list of unknown responsibilities that can change each day. Caregiving for someone close to you can be heart breaking and leave you...