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How to Approach Your Parent About In-Home Care

If your parent needs help with day-to-day activities, it can be difficult to know how to approach the subject of in-home care, and it’s vital to set aside an appropriate place and time for these discussions. Your parent may show some resistance to the idea, but if you approach the conversation with patience and tact,…

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How to Deal With Alzheimer’s and The Memory Loss of a Loved One

Caring for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s can often be frustrating and emotionally taxing. Some of the following tips may help you learn how to deal with the disease and make things easier for everyone involved. Every situation is unique, and finding what works for you and your loved one may take some time…

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How to Prep for Private Home Care

Home care makes your life safer and easier, but preparation can help create a safe and welcoming environment to reduce stress and make the transition to private home care run more smoothly. A vital element of this process is assessing existing risks, identifying what needs to be improved and determining ways to prevent your loved…

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Additional Home Care Guides & Articles

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver in need of in home help

Taking care of your elderly loved one is rewarding, but you've got to watch for signs that you're getting stressed out. Get the help you need to avoid a full-blown case of caregiver burnout...

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What is a CNA?

Caregiver-sitting-w-elderly-man-in-wheelchair

A certified nursing assistant, helps elderly patients or clients with healthcare needs under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Also known as a Nursing Assistant Patient Care Assistant or a State Tested Nurse Aid...

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Important Facts About Falls

Senior Fall statistics

Each year, millions of elderly people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, one out of three seniors falls each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once doubles your chances of falling again...

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