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What All Family Caregivers Need to Know to Properly Care for Seniors During the Coronavirus Outbreak

By |2020-05-02T15:44:30-04:00May 4th, 2020|Home Care, Senior Care Advice|

The coronavirus, or “COVID-19”, pandemic has caused most Americans to rethink their priorities. For those families who are also caring for aging in place relatives, the coronavirus outbreak has created unique challenges when it comes to getting their loved ones the daily living assistance they need.

5 Fun Activities Caregivers Can Enjoy with Seniors While Sheltering in Place

By |2020-04-17T11:19:57-04:00April 20th, 2020|Home Care, Senior Care Advice|

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, millions of Americans are now sheltering in place, and it looks like it could remain that way for a while. And although social distancing practices are helping to slow the spread of coronavirus, doing so can be especially hard on elderly individuals who are used to being active and socially engaged.

How to Help Seniors Feel Less Isolated While Adhering to “Social Distancing” Guidelines

By |2020-04-04T16:43:52-04:00April 6th, 2020|Home Care, Senior Care Advice, Senior Companions|

Under normal circumstances, independent seniors are encouraged to get out and stay socially active as much as possible. But due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most communities have now released social distancing guidelines, and some have even banned nonessential travel and social gatherings altogether. These social restrictions are hard on everyone, especially elderly persons who live alone.

Caregiver Burnout- What Are the Signs and How Can I Prevent It?

By |2020-02-17T09:57:42-05:00February 17th, 2020|Caregiver Wellness|

Although caring for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, trying to balance caregiving with a household and job can be emotionally, physically and mentally exhausting. As a result, many informal caregivers eventually go through periods of anxiety, depression, fatigue and stress, and some even experience a clinical condition known as “caregiver burnout”.

4 Fall Prevention Tips Family Caregivers Need to Know

By |2020-01-31T12:07:03-05:00February 3rd, 2020|Fall Prevention|

Millions of aging in place seniors fall every year, resulting in hip fractures, broken arms and head injuries. Unfortunately, many never fully recover from their fall-related injuries, and some end up losing their freedom and independence all together. If you’re currently taking care of an aging in place family member, see why helping them devise a good fall prevention strategy is so important.

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