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Effective Communication Skills for Better Caregiving

Caregiving by its nature involves an interdependence among people. Caregivers need other people if they are to get their needs met. Without effective interpersonal communication, life as a caregiver can be much more difficult than it has to be. But…
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How to Create Happy Moments?

It doesn’t take much to make one jump out of their shoes nowadays. We’re all a little on edge for at least a minimum of twenty reasons. Those of us who aren’t on edge have gone into the second phase…
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Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers don’t yet fully understand the cause behind Alzheimer’s. There is no known definitive cause for Alzheimer Disease. There have numerous proposed causes such as high levels of aluminum in the brain, the loss of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, and other…
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Preventing Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is defined as a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion which can occur when providing care to someone who needs ongoing, extensive care and support. Typically this is a family caregiver who is charged with caring for…
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Caregiver Duties Made Easier By Advanced Planning

In-home care for elderly adults is a convenient way for many seniors to stay in their own homes for long-term care. However, providing home care for the elderly is expensive and stressful. Learning and planning more about home care financing…
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Support Groups for Seniors and Caregivers

Part of staying fit as a senior can involve being connected to a community of like-minded individuals. When cancer or other chronic disease strikes, such a support group can make a huge difference in both bodily healing and emotional well-being.…
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Helping Seniors Manage Money and Finances

Offering to help aging parents manage their finances may feel as awkward as talking about sex with them, but it’s a discussion adult children need to have. If one of your parents has a stroke or an incapacitating accident, you…
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