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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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We have posted a few articles on preventing certain life altering events like a stroke. Through our Caregiver Stories, we have also touched on some things to expect after a stroke. Senior health is an important aspect to preventing a...
Hospice palliative care focuses on end-of-life. It offers relief from symptoms, pain and suffering in a dignified manner. It helps to improve the quality of life for those who are living with and soon to die from a chronic...
“Jane” (not her real name), age 36, is the primary caregiver for “Louise” who has MS. Jane wrote: If homes are built with Universal Design, it would allow my roommate, Louise, to enter and exit the apartment and building independently. This...
Dehydration can occur quite easily in seniors and is not always immediately noticeable. Preventing senior dehydration and treating it can be managed with some simple steps. What are the signs of senior dehydration?  Dizziness and weakness Low blood pressure and...
Whenever I ask people if they would like to be a patient they all answer no! No one likes to be sick. Few of us enjoy having others take care of us except to be spoiled for a few...
Almost a quarter of people age 65 or older suffer from depression. Senior depression. It is one of the major causes of decline in the quality of life for senior citizens and involves more than half of their visits...
Senior psychological abuse is one of the most degrading forms of torture. Imagine yourself slowly peeling back the many thin layers of an onion. Each layer represents a person’s value, dignity and self-esteem. By the time you get to...
Are you a caregiver? Do you have the help you need to look after your senior loved one or elderly parent? Everyday tens of thousands of people are turning 65 in North America, that means more and more people over the...
More than 40 million adults in the U.S. support and take care of aging, disabled or ill family members. While many of us think as caregivers as those who look after seniors, caregivers are a huge group who look...
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