Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

A Caregiver Shares Her Experiences

Female Caregivers

Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about her experience on her blog,

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Cognitive Issues in Seniors: Everything You Need To Know

Cognitive Decline In Seniors

Signs of Cognitive Issues It is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing cognitive decline: Mood SwingsTrouble recalling people, places, or memoriesRecurrent

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What is Covid-19 & How To Keep Your Seniors Safe?

Seniors health and safety

What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe? Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause illnesses

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Top Rated and Reviewed Hospital Gowns

Silvert's Hospital Gowns

Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips to the hospital for various

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Oral Hygiene for the Elderly

Why is Oral Hygiene Important? Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Brushing and flossing reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease as well as a host of other oral health problems. There’s even some evidence that proper oral hygiene reduces your risk

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Tips to Combating Forgetfulness with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

What is Alzheimer's? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder of the brain that slowly destroys thinking skills and memory. At its most advanced stages, it can even destroy one’s ability to carry out simple daily tasks. Unfortunately, this disease is common. In fact, it is the

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9 Tips For Dealing With Incontinence

Do You Suffer With Incontinence? Many people in the later stages of life suffer from some form of incontinence. As a senior with incontinence, the first thing for you to know is that it’s normal. Many of your friends have the same condition, and it’s not

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Thanksgiving Holiday Activities For Seniors

Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is almost here, and this is the perfect opportunity to make the days ahead brighter and festive for the elderly in nursing homes and facilities or those living at home with limited mobility due to a health concern. The Thanksgiving holiday festivities don’t need

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