Archive for March, 2016

Understanding the Needs of the Elderly

As people reach a certain age, they tend to experience limitations in their functions and capabilities. When they are unable to perform their regular duties, assistance from someone else often becomes necessary. The best way to provide genuine care and assistance for elders is to understand their needs. They might […]

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The Differences in Elder Care Services

Time marches on and so do we. Before we know it, we are older and so are our loved ones. Caring for them and being sure their needs are met become prime concerns, especially when they begin to not be able to care for themselves. This dilemma touches almost every […]

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Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

Much of the adjustment that goes into being a caregiver for your aging parent stems from dealing with the stress and the emotional demands of that role. In addition to the issues of determining how to care for her in the best possible way, you might become angry when programs […]

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Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

Becoming the primary caregiver for an aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we will go through. To start with, it’s hard to go through the reversal of the parent and child roles. All your life, mom or dad were the strong ones. They were […]

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In-home Elder Care

With the elderly population increasing at an exponential rate, more and more people have taken on the responsibility of caring for an elderly person. These caregivers typically encounter a myriad of issues around caring for their ailing, elderly loved ones. Many of these issues are difficult to anticipate and, when […]

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