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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

The Importance of a Caregiver Contract

An essential yet often overlooked family matter is the preparation for elderly care. As the seniors in our families advance in age, daily life can become a struggle, especially when medical conditions arise. Caregiving can be a source of burnout for many families, notably when members are busy with their…

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The Value and Benefits of Professional Elder Care Management

Elder care management is the professional support, planning, and coordination of seniors’ lives. In some cases, it also refers to the lives of younger, disabled individuals. Elder care management involves providing mental, emotional, and physical support. This ensures seniors’ needs are met organically, and without frustration. For many elderly people,…

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How To Handle the Stress of Being a Long-Term Caregiver

The rewards of helping someone every day are endless—so much so that you might forget about your own health and well-being. Explore how to handle the stress of being a long-term caregiver for advice on caring for yourself. Recognize the Signs of Stress Caregivers can sometimes become so consumed with…

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What to Know About Being a Caregiver for Your Parent

For many families, making use of nursing facilities or hired in-home caregivers simply isn’t an affordable option. If your parent has already suffered from one or more medical problems, you may be wondering what you can do to help. Adults in this position may need to step in and personally…

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Reasons Your Elderly Parent Might Wander

With age comes a whole host of problems. If you have older parents, you’ve likely seen or heard about some of these issues, including the tendency to wander. There are many reasons your elderly parent might wander off on their own, but to understand them, we also need to know…

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Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

It’s a day everyone knew was coming but nobody is ever ready for: taking care of aging relatives. On top of that—and depending on the direction life takes you—time and distance may add another challenge to looking after them. So, how do you look after a loved one who lives…

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The Benefits of Caregiver Support Groups

The life of a caregiver is often full of burdensome tasks and unseen help. You dedicate yourself to your loved one and give them everything you can, but you are only human and have your limits. You must save time for self-care and live a life outside of your caregiving…

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How Caregivers Can Improve Quality of Life of Seniors

As people age and develop chronic health conditions, the quality of life begins to decline. One of the reasons for it is increased social isolation and loneliness. Everyone involved in the care of seniors and older adults must do everything to help improve the quality of life of seniors despite…

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4 Important Questions for Any Family with an Elderly Person

The moment where children become the caregivers rather than just ‘the kids’ can happen at any time. Being prepared for this can help soften the blow and limit any negative repercussions. Below you’ll find a few vital questions you would do well to ask yourself and your extended family to…

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Senior Living Facilities: 7 Benefits of Using Nursing Homes

Currently, only 4.5% of older Americans live in a nursing home. While people understandably want to maintain their independence, families should encourage their loved ones to rethink the decision to live alone. Though older adults may feel more in control, living at home comes with disadvantages and poses a set…

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