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Caring For Dementia Patients

Patients who are elderly and who suffer from dementia may be uncomfortable around anyone else or may refuse to work with a stranger in the home. However, there are several ways through which caregiver can influence the behavior of elderly…
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Becoming a Family Caregiver

When adult children live across state lines or have lucrative careers, choosing which adult child should care for Mom or Dad (or both) is likely to be decided by what is most convenient rather than who can do the best…
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Abuse in Elder Caregiving

Abuse does not just mean physical abuse. Abuse is physical, emotional, mental, sexual, or neglect. Elder abuse is dark and ugly. It happens in residential centers, at home, in your neighbor’s family, in medical facilities. It can happen anywhere there…
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Caring for Elderly Parents

As family members age, adult senior children are often put in the position of caring for an elderly parent. Many times the parent moves into the adult child’s home, or into a senior group home or facility. In either case,…
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Importance of Journal Keeping in Caregiving

Whether you yourself take care of elderly parents or get assistance from geriatric caregiving manager, a journal is an indispensable tool for caregiving. A caregiver journal is a daily account of patient care. It is a detailed view of what…
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Home Activities & Games for Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s patients are high maintenance. Caregivers are often overwhelmed and may need help but allowing the television to become an electronic babysitter can be detrimental to both children and adults. It is important to find things to do, especially activities…
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Happy Holidays with Elderly People

Holidays are special for everyone including elderly people. Whether elderly people live with their children or alone, there are several ways through which family members of the senior citizens can make holidays an exhilarating and joyous experience for seniors. Family…
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Be Vigilant about Seniors Shopping Online in Holidays

Seniors have a lot of propensity to buy gifts in holidays season for their family members. They might prefer online shopping due to convenience and ease. However, online shopping can also be extremely risky for seniors. Furthermore, overspending can be…
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