Monthly Archives: July 2019

Signs You (The Caregiver) Are Struggling And How To Handle It

If You Are An Overwhelmed Caregiver, Here Are Some Strategies To Tame The Overwhelm It isn’t unusual for the caregiver’s needs to get ignored. Everyone is so focused on the caree’s needs being covered that we forget to think about the caregiver. The problem is, a healthy caregiver can get sick or have emotional or […]

Being a Caregiver

Caregivers are often family members or friends who provide important physical, practical, and emotional support to a person with cancer. Caregivers may have a range of responsibilities on a daily or as-needed basis. Below are some of the responsibilities caregivers may take on: Providing support and encouragement Giving medications Helping manage symptoms and side effects […]

How to Take Care of an Elderly Person

How do we protect our elders from accidents at home? We all have to at sometime of our life take care of our elderly parents. Here are a few guidelines that will help both you and you parent. In the Kitchen Prepare simple meals and place it in a hot casserole.They should not be allowed […]

Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

There is great confusion about the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. The confusion is felt on the part of patients, family members, the media, and even health care providers. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably as many people believe that one means the other. In fact, the distinction between the two diseases often causes confusion on the […]

The Caregiver’s Role in Sleeping Disorders

A developing number of seniors today confront the trouble of rest issue, usually alluded to as sleep deprivation or insomnia. Up to 30% of the elderly experience rare rest designs, apnea (the stoppage of breath), and awakening too soon. Insomnia results in depression, constant fatigue, and even a decline in health in some people. The […]