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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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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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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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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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