New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

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!

What Caregivers Should Know About Low Blood Oxygen Levels

A person with low blood oxygen levels, or hypoxemia, can experience symptoms like headaches, a rapid heart rate, and difficulty breathing. Read on to discover what caregivers should know about low blood oxygen levels so you can provide the best home care for your clients. Causes of Hypoxemia Blood carries…

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4 Ways Caregivers Can Improve Quality of Life for Seniors

It is the role of caregivers to ensure that the seniors they care for live comfortably. While these caregivers are most likely doing a good job, there are ways to improve their work. These methods will help seniors have a better quality of life and feel more content in their…

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Signs That Your Aging Parent May Need More Help

As people age, their physical and mental functioning may shift and change over time. Older individuals who are having difficulty completing daily tasks on their own can benefit from additional assistance. If you have elderly parents, it’s helpful to watch out for the warning signs that they are struggling. Here…

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How Nursing Homes Improve Quality of Life

When you think of nursing home facilities, positive thoughts aren’t always the first thing that comes to mind. Many people carry a negative perception of these places. In reality, these facilities provide the highest level of care for their resident patients. Read on to discover how nursing homes improve quality…

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Feeling Concerned About Your Elderly Relatives? Here Are a Few Ways to Make Sure They Are Safe

It can be difficult to accept that your relatives are getting to an age where they may not always be able to take care of themselves. You may feel uneasy and stressed about their safety and well-being. This is especially true if they are ill. But there are ways you…

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How to Avoid Back Injuries When Caring for Seniors

Back injuries in seniors are a common problem for caregivers. Studies have shown that seniors are more likely to suffer back problems due to weakened bones and muscles. Also, they may have difficulty moving around and bending to help them with certain tasks. If caring for seniors, do not allow…

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Things to Consider When Caring for Aging Parents

Helping a loved one such as a parent as they age can be emotionally draining. Many aspects of your parent’s life will require your time and attention. Developing coping mechanisms, being flexible, and maintaining a sense of humor can help you and your parent navigate this time. Here are a few things…

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Things to Look for When Choosing a Home Health Care Provider

Caregiver burnout is a common condition that is faced by a majority of people who are caring for a sick, disabled or elderly family member. It can manifest in overwhelming stress, anxiety, poor sleep, inability to focus on your job and other responsibilities. This often leads to guilt, and people…

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The Sandwich Generation: 4 Ways to Effectively Care for Aging Parents

The sandwich generation faces a unique set of challenges. Along with looking after your children, focusing on work, and managing your social life, you also have the responsibility of taking care of your aging parents. The demands of daily life can already be difficult enough, and the added burden of…

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Guide for the Givers: Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Caregiving is one of the most selfless and rewarding jobs out there, but it can also be physically and emotionally taxing. In addition, it can be difficult to remember to take care of your own needs when you are in the business of putting other people before yourself. Therefore, it’s…

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