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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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Describing Pain and Symptoms Pain is a very subjective sensation. One person's headache may force him to bed while another person's headache may allow her to continue to work. The following checklist will allow you to describe your pain and...
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...
For the elderly, disabled and chronically ill, home care providers make it easier for them to stay in their homes as they age. These caregivers travel billions of miles annually to take care of patients and their families. Because...
When considering professional home care for a senior loved one, family caregivers may have to sift through an overwhelming amount of information, making it difficult to know what is true and what isn’t. Where could family caregivers and seniors...
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,...
Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. By 2030, one in every 5 Americans will be of retirement age. In Canada, 23% of all Canadians will be 65 or over. Will health care...
We have helped over 3200 people with the downsizing process and  we have seen lots of jewelry...in fact drawers full of it. Some is neatly organized and others simply "dumped" into a box or two. Some is valuable, some...
Who is on Your Caregiving Team? Down, set, hut! In a game of football, the ball is snapped from a centre to the quarterback. The quarterback will have mere seconds to execute a play – whether running the ball...
Being a caregiver is stressful in so many ways, to the point that caregivers eventually burnout from the work. It's hard on you physically, emotionally and mentally. Being a caregiver is even more difficult when the one you are...
There are very few people who aren’t in a situation of caring for an aging parent or family member in need, in fact, over 8 million Canadians are now considered caregivers. If you find yourself in what is described...