Celebrate Your Role as a Family Caregiver

Do you celebrate yourself? You have a family at home, your parents need you, and you have friends to see. If you’re struggling and feel overwhelmed, it’s time to stop and look at all you do. It’s time to celebrate the role you play in your family’s life. It would be best if you took…

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Help without Taking Control: Tips for Family Caregivers

As a family caregiver to your elderly loved one, you may be wondering what the best route is to care for them. If you are like so many other family caregivers, you want things done a certain way. However, the desire to do things in a manner that works for you, might come off as…

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4 Benefits Of Eating Meals With Your Senior Loved One

Seniors have a higher than average risk of malnutrition. One of the many reasons that seniors don’t eat enough is that they don’t want to eat meals alone. With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to learn more about the big impact that sharing meals with your senior loved one can have.…

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Four Ways to Maximize Caregiving for Your Senior

Caregiving changes rapidly as your senior’s needs change. When you’re doing as much as you can to make the most of the situation, that helps both you and your elderly family member. Help Your Senior to Set Realistic Goals Unrealistic goals are a big problem for your senior. They’re discouraging and they can even cause…

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The Cost of Caring for Elderly Parents Can Be More Than Emotional

Approximately 43 percent of family caregivers report they feel pressured into caring for a parent due to the lack of health insurance coverage for professional caregivers. Another 20 percent feel pressure from their aging parent or other family members. The average amount of weekly care is just over 24 hours. Your mom’s health is changing,…

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