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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People often think getting older may mean a loss of independence for loved ones, but this doesn’t have to be the case. According to AARP, 90% of people over the age of 65 want to live independently in their homes...
When someone at home needs some extra health care it may be helpful to adapt your home in some of the following ways. Perhaps the person will need to stay in bed or is unable to move around very much....
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...
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...