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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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Being a family caregiver rеԛuirеѕ a high level оf соmраѕѕiоn аnd personal ѕасrifiсе, аnd it’s еаѕу tо nеglесt уоur own hеаlth and intеrеѕtѕ. But in оrdеr tо be a gооd саrеgivеr, уоu muѕt рrасtiсе self-care so you remain a...
Caregivers and children of elderly seniors should learn to understand the worry and concerns of getting older. Seniors don’t always talk about their worries but they are there in the backs of their minds. For most seniors the worries...
Going to the hospital can be fearful, stressful, lonely, boring and even, as in the case of a birth, a cause for celebration. While some patients only stay for a few days, others can be hospitalized for weeks or...
More than 75% of adults have a driver’s license. Of these, 40 million are 65 and over. For many seniors, the ability of driving themselves is a lifeline. They look on it as a sign of independence and are lost...
One of the most difficult adjustments most seniors have to make as they age is how much control they have over their own lives. Seniors want to stay independent as much as possible. From when and what they eat...
Imagine living in a senior nursing care environment or assisted living facility with dozens of people around you all day but you feel isolated? Or imagine leaving at home, having in home care assistance and still feeling isolated? How sad would...
Home is where the heart is.  For many of us baby boomers it’s where we’re most comfortable; surrounded by the things we love in a space that is welcoming and familiar to us. The overwhelming majority of seniors wish...
Hiring a caregiver is not something that should be done lightly. These professionals need to be highly trustworthy and passionate about the quality of support they provide.  Unfortunately, care in the home space has been increasingly hard to find in...
It has been found that as many as 90 percent of Canadian seniors wish to age at home. Yet, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), one in five seniors are entering long-term care too soon.             Why is...
A caregiver is a реrѕоn who provides physical, financial, relational, spiritual or emotional ѕuрроrt to elderly loved оnеs on a full or раrt-timе basis. The majority of саrеgivеrѕ оftеn have regular jobs, a home to maintain and possibly children...