Category Caregiver Support

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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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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Dementia Diagnosis in Family Members

Some memory problems are normal with age but others aren’t. When family members notice dementia-like symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline in a loved one, the family member(s) should accompany the loved one to the doctor to seek…
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Caregiver Exercises to Maintain Brain Health

Caregivers are usually healthy. They might not be lethargic and already actively engaged in physical exercise. Hence, this article will shed light on the importance of exercise to maintain brain health. A caregiver has a lot to think about when…
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The 10 Negative Feelings Every Caregiver Experiences

While coping with the requirements of the difficult roles of caregiving, caregivers may develop feelings, and these feels are quite normal. Often, caregivers will not speak out, because of embarrassment for having these feelings. But, it is important for us…
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Tips for Traveling With the Elderly on Family Vacations

Retirement for single seniors once meant sitting on the front porch rocker alone and lonely crooning to the cat. Then, single seniors—particularly females—didn’t dare travel alone. Today’s retired single baby boomer senior, especially female, travels alone, meets other singles, and…
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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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