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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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Caregiving respite time doesn’t always come cheaply … hope you’re sitting down! Hiring a personal careworker privately or through an agency to help you care for your aging loved one can easily cost in between $20 to $30 per...
Figuring out what government resources and options there are available can be overwhelming to say the least. Some often very confusing and many unknown to seniors and their caregivers.If you aren't sure, contact the Government of Canada at Toll-Free: 1 800...
Over the ages, it has always been the duty of a society to take care of its elderly. This is especially true when the senior citizens in question are our parents. Parents often make huge sacrifices as they bring...
As our nation ages and baby boomers become seniors, many family members have become a full time caregiver. They may have children who still live at home, parents in need of help and even grandparents who are still alive....
There are many different ways that pets enhance our lives. This is especially true for dementia and Alzheimer's patients. Pets can help dementia and Alzheimer's patients in many ways. The love of a furry friend can often turn a...
Caring for someone can be quite time consuming. Just reading the previous instructions may be enough to make you ask if you have what it takes to do this well. When I was caring for my parents, I was...
People make sure that their loved ones stay safe by getting them a personal emergency response system or a medical alert bracelet.  These systems call emergency personnel at the touch of a button, making them a great choice for...
Are you in the market for a new golf cart? Then you’ve come to the right place. Golf carts are a great form of casual transportation around your neighborhood or for use during outdoor activities. These helpful tips for...
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...
Caregivers and relatives of the elderly can find that as their loved ones and patients age, they begin to show symptoms of senior paranoia. This can be concerning and heart wrenching. Symptoms of senior paranoia can include:Believing there is someone...