Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Tips for Coping with the ‘New Normal’ after COVID-19

adjusting to the new normal after COVID-19

Adjusting to the 'new normal' COVID-19 has changed the way we live, work, and interact with one another. The pandemic caused a massive lifestyle change across the world. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, older adults suffered the most, especially the ones in nursing homes. The “new normal”

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5 Tips for Preventing Heat Stroke in Seniors

Preventing heatstrokes in seniors

Extremely hot temperatures can be harmful to anyone, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat strokes when the weather gets too hot. Seniors with the lowered immune systems, heart disease, or general weakness are susceptible to heat strokes. Whether your elderly loved is in a

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Stress Relief Gifts for Family Caregivers 2020

Stress Relief Gifts

Family caregivers go through a lot of stress in their daily routine. There may be a caregiver in your family, friends, or work circle who deserves to be reminded that they are doing great. Informal caregiver, also known as family caregiver, can be a spouse, a relative, a

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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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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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8 Tips for Post Surgery Care At Home

What steps can caregivers take to make post-operative care and experience better? Getting surgery done is a stressful decision despite the positive outcomes it can bring. For seniors, it is even more difficult because of slow healing and increased risk of complications. Post-operative care for

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The Best Senior Care Resources

At home Senior care

With so much information out there on the topics of caring for the elderly, it is hard to know where to even begin.  Sorting out the relevant from the irrelevant, the experts from the untrained and helpful from the harmful is incredibly challenging.  In an

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