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Do's And Don'ts Of Communicating With Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 21 April 2017
Do's And Don'ts Of Communicating With Seniors
Communicating with seniors can be a struggle at times, especially if it's not something you do on a regular basis. Starting a conversation can be a job in itself and holding it is yet another hurdle. It takes different techniques and a little ...
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Common Reasons And Preventions For Senior Falls

Posted by Brian Shevel on 13 April 2017
Common Reasons And Preventions For Senior Falls
Tripping or falling may not seem like a big to you, but it can actually be fatal for seniors. Consequences of falls in the elderly can be severe depending on their existing health conditions. When caring for an elderly person, it's important t...
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Tips On How To Relax When Caring For Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 7 April 2017
Tips On How To Relax When Caring For Seniors
Taking care of your elderly family member can be a full-time job that can be both mentally and physically taxing. Making sure they eat right, get their exercise in, make it to all their doctor's appointments, and take their medications ever...
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5 Simple Ways To Make Your Home Accident-Proof For Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 24 March 2017
5 Simple Ways To Make Your Home Accident-Proof For Seniors
Your home should be a safe haven for your senior, but it can actually be a pretty dangerous place if it's not organized properly. There are small things that can pose significant dangers to them that you may overlook since their threat isn&...
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How In-Home Caregivers Handle Seniors With Depression

Posted by Brian Shevel on 17 March 2017
How In-Home Caregivers Handle Seniors With Depression
Caregiving means different things to different people; some need physical care, some need emotional care, and others may need both. Whatever the case, it's up to the in-home caregiver to provide the care recipient with the care that they ne...
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How To Care or Your Elderly Family Member When Their Caregiver is Absent

Posted by Brian Shevel on 10 March 2017
How To Care or Your Elderly Family Member When Their Caregiver is Absent
Even if you have a full-time caregiver for your elderly family member, chances are you'll have to cover for them at one point or another when they can't make it in. While agencies will usually send in a replacement, you won't have t...
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Tips For Hiring In-Home Care For Your Senior

Posted by Brian Shevel on 3 March 2017
Tips For Hiring In-Home Care For Your Senior
If you've decided to hire in-home care for your senior, there are some things that you should keep in mind before, during, and after your search. While finding an in-home caregiver that both you and the care recipient feel comfortable with ...
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Caregiver Tips: 4 Quick Ways To Reduce Caregiver Stress

Posted by Brian Shevel on 24 February 2017
Caregiver Tips: 4 Quick Ways To Reduce Caregiver Stress
Caregiving can be a stressful responsibility, especially when you feel like you're on your own. It's easy to become overwhelmed with the duties of taking care of your loved one and forget about taking care of yourself sometimes, but it&...
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Diet For The Elderly: 8 Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors

Posted by Brian Shevel on 17 February 2017
Diet For The Elderly: 8 Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors
One of the most important habits for seniors to keep up in order to maintain their livelihood is healthy eating habits. A healthy senior's diet will not only have a ton of nutritional value, but it can help them feel better about themselves...
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5 Qualities You Always Find In The Best Caregivers

Posted by Brian Shevel on 10 February 2017
5 Qualities You Always Find In The Best Caregivers
It can be a lot of pressure having the responsibility to care for your loved one. When searching for a caregiver, there are a million things probably running through your mind - we've all heard the horror stories about caregivers who mistreat ...
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