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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!

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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5 Ways to Care for Yourself When You Are the Caregiver

When you hear the word caregiver, the first thing that comes to your mind is taking care of others. It can be your old grannies, your sick spouse, or your disabled child. These people cannot do even the slightest things for themselves, and you have to be there full time…

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7 Qualities to Look for When Choosing a Caregiver

Do you need to hire a caregiver to look after a loved one? If so, you know that it can be an extremely hard decision. How can you find someone you trust to look after your vulnerable loved ones? It’s not an easy task. However, it can help you find…

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Caring for Grandchildren During COVID-19

Grandparents know the deep joy that comes from watching our grandchildren growing up. Children help remind us of all the good things in our lives and ourselves. Unfortunately, this year has made it more challenging for us to spend time with our grandchildren because we can’t see them face to…

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Dealing with Aging Parents: How to Keep Them Happy and Healthy

The last thing any parent wants is for their children to worry about them—and that concern only grows as they age. It can be difficult, though, dealing with aging parents as they grow older and face more struggles, even if they’re in excellent health. Luckily, there are plenty of ways…

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Tips for Caring for Your Elderly Parents

Looking after aging parents can drain you both physically and financially. Today’s lifestyle is extremely demanding, and you may struggle to juggle work and your senior parents’ well-being. Here are tips to keep your parents happy, healthy, and comfortable without compromising your well-being and peace of mind: 1.    Hire an…

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Caring for Yourself: Eight Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

As the name implies, caregivers take care of others, often seniors or others who have a mental or physical condition that makes it difficult for them to engage in everyday activities. While some caregivers are paid employees managed by agencies, far more are informal volunteers, usually family members who have…

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Eight Signs It’s Time to Find a Caregiver for Your Loved One

Knowing when your parent or other aging loved one needs an outside caregiver can be a tricky business. On the one hand, your loved one may chafe at giving up independence — but having a caregiver can dramatically improve their quality of life in their golden years. Here are eight…

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