Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Finding Life’s “Sweet Spots”

Most of the time when I speak to my friends, family or colleagues and ask them how they are doing, there is a standard and quick “Good, thanks.” But when we take a moment to really talk about life, I hear about the challenges of

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How to Make Sense of the Ever-Confusing Healthcare Terminology

Care coordination. Continuity of care. Team planning. Care manager. Or how about cognitive capacity, disorientation, palliative, terminal, agitated, delirious, Demented…..AHH! There are so many terms that healthcare professionals toss around casually and families and patients struggle to follow along and understand what symptoms are present,

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Shifting Your Caregiving Perspective

Shifting your Caregiving Perspective

It’s very difficult to keep a balanced perspective on life when you feel like you are sinking. I personally have tried to look at the big picture to stay calm and focused but often get overwhelmed with the little details and feel trapped in my

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Change The Aging Experience With Technology

Help for caregivers

Technology has changed our world.  We access information instantaneously with a few key strokes, see our world through high power telescopes and satellites, and approach medicine with depth and efficiency enabling people to live longer and healthier. Technology has also made many of the challenges

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The In’s and Out’s of Home Care

Most individuals want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, even if mobility, health or cognitive challenges are evident. Home care companies can provide much needed support with personal hygiene, cooking, cleaning, medication management, companionship and more. This week’s guest on Caregivers’

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Where Are My Keys? How To Improve Your Memory As You Age

If you misplace your keys what is your first thought? If you walk into a room and forget what you were looking for what goes through your mind? What about if you are driving to your friend’s house, a place you have been several times

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