Top Time Management Tips for Caregivers

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Do you ever wish you had more time in the day to get things done? Time often gets away from us, but it can feel especially elusive to busy family caregivers helping a loved one. It can be a challenge to remember all of the care tasks that need to be performed, and a long […]

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Regular Exercise Benefits Older Adults: Tips to Get Started

The start of a new year is a great time to re-evaluate habits and routines, and to make a commitment to healthy lifestyle changes that can benefit overall health and wellness. One of the most beneficial changes older adults can make is to incorporate physical activity into their day-to-day routine. Exercise benefits older adults physically […]

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Family Caregivers: Make a New Year’s Resolution to Prioritize Self-Care

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Being a family caregiver is a busy job all year round. From medical appointments and providing help with personal care to assistance with weekly grocery shopping and meal preparation, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to juggle the myriad of responsibilities. Frequently, family caregivers are so busy caring for a loved one that they overlook the […]

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Helping Seniors Manage the Holiday Blues

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Ah, the holidays: they’re either the most wonderful time of the year, or perhaps the most difficult. For many older adults who have lost family members, are fighting chronic health conditions, or are going through isolation and loneliness, the holiday season can trigger depression. And, the family caregivers who care for a senior loved one […]

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Tips for Recognizing Senior Care Needs Over the Holidays

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The holidays are special because they bring family members from far and wide back together to celebrate over a big meal and a lot of laughter and joy. With many families being apart over the past 18 months due to the pandemic, this holiday season may be the first opportunity in some time where everyone […]

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Help for Family Caregivers: Managing Holiday Stress

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For many families the holidays are a time of love, togetherness, and, yes, stress. Everyone wants to participate in the magic of the season, but let’s face it – decking the halls can be downright daunting! The hustle and bustle of shopping, wrapping, parties, and children’s school events, while fun and exciting, can take a […]

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How Home Care Services Can Help Following a Hospital Stay

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After a hospital stay or surgery, what we want to hear more than anything is, “It’s time for you to go home!” What a wonderful feeling of relief there is in settling back in at home again. However, a period of recovery often follows, requiring instructions to be followed to allow for healing, and to […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery: What to Expect

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A traumatic brain injury (or TBI) is not uncommon in older adults and is frequently caused by a fall or following a car accident. TBIs are the result of a traumatic injury or blow to the head or body, and the amount of damage depends on both the nature of the injury and the force […]

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Overcoming Elderly Sleep Problems: Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

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Getting a good night’s sleep is integral to overall health and wellbeing. But for many older adults, sleep can be elusive. It is recommended that all adults, including seniors, get between 7 – 9 hours of sleep per night. There are a variety of factors that can interfere with the sleep of older adults including […]

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Tips to Manage Aggressive Behaviors in Alzheimer’s

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Of all of the many difficult behaviors that may arise as a result of Alzheimer’s, aggression is arguably one of the most challenging. While it can be hard to effectively manage, a good starting point is to understand that the aggressive behaviors in Alzheimer’s are manifested by the disease – not by the senior as […]

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