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How Compression Gloves Can Help Arthritis Patients

How Compression Gloves Can Help Arthritis Patients

1How Compression Gloves Can Help Arthritis Patients Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder and occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your body tissues. It affects us your joints’ lining, causing a painful swelling that can lead to bone erosion and joint deformity. One of the area’s most commonly affected by arthritis is the hands. And […]

The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place

The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place

The Importance of Home Inspections for Seniors Looking to Age in Place There are many reasons senior citizens prefer to “age in place” in their own homes rather than moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility. For one thing, no matter how well-run a facility may be, it never truly feels like home. Not only […]

Holiday Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

50 Safety Tips For Seniors

Simple steps to increase safety at home and away from home. A recent study conducted for the National Institute of Aging found that about 22 percent of elderly Americans age 71 and older—about 5.4 million people—are already experiencing some degree of decline in their mental faculties. The problem may not be severe enough to prevent […]

Caregivers Guide:How To Communicate With Dementia Patients

Caregivers Guide:How To Communicate With Dementia Patients

For a caregiver, it is vital to communicate effectively with the care recipient, doctors, and other family members. However, communication with dementia patients is never a cakewalk because dementia impaired cognitive abilities. Dementia sufferers often experience memory loss and confusion. So, if you are a caregiver of a dementia patient and wondering how to communicate, […]

9 Preventive Measures To Combat Cold and Flu Amid COVID-19

9 Preventive Measures To Combat Cold and Flu Amid COVID-19

Do you know that like COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus, cold and flu are also caused by a virus named influenza? Both are respiratory viruses and are spread by droplet infection. So, if you are a caregiver looking for preventive measures to combat cold and flu, don’t worry. The safety measures that you might […]

7 Helpful Tips For First-Time Caregivers

7 Helpful Tips For First-Time Caregivers

Do you have a loved one in your family who needs immediate help? Are you planning to take responsibility for your loved one? Do you also have kids and a regular job? If some or all the answers to these questions are in affirmation, welcome to the world of caregiving. Yes, many people like you […]

A Caregiver Guide To Communicate with Aging Parents About Their Health

A Caregiver Guide To Communicate with Aging Parents About Their Health

Aging is inevitable, but many people simply choose not to embrace this truth. They don’t plan about how with the advance of age, they will carry out their daily activities. You will gradually notice that the house is dirty or your parents are struggling to perform their daily tasks such as cleaning, cooking, walking, and […]

De-stress from Caregiving: 7 Life-Changing Tips for Caregivers

De-stress from Caregiving: 7 Life-Changing Tips for Caregivers

Do you always feel tired, hopeless, sad lonely, or experience frequent headaches? Are you a caregiver? If your answer is yes, you may be stressed, which is taking a toll on your physical and emotional health. In most cases, caregivers become stressed because of not getting enough time to eat, sleep or rest because of […]

5 Tips To Balance Work and Caregiving During COVID-19

5 Tips To Balance Work and Caregiving During COVID-19

During COVID-19, millions of people across the world have to play a new role for the first time in their lives. Yes, it was the role of a caregiver and that too when they are already burdened with several other responsibilities such as raising a kid, handling workload at the office, and much more. Most […]

Benefits of Practicing Gratitude for Seniors and Caregivers

Benefits of Practicing Gratitude for Seniors and Caregivers

“When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.” – G.K. Chesterton Being a family caregiver to a senior is not at all an easy task. There are problems and challenges you will have to face along the way. It is perfectly normal for […]

Holiday Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Holiday Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

The holiday season is upon us and it is a time we spend with family, friends and loved ones. However, we must not forget that Covid-19 cases are rising with each passing day. All necessary precautions should be taken by children, adults and especially seniors. The risk of getting infected by this virus is higher […]

6 Best Qualities You Need To Become a Good Caregiver

6 Best Qualities You Need To Become a Good Caregiver

For some people caregiving is a choice while for others it unknowingly comes along as a family responsibility. On the one hand, professional caregivers are imparted coaching but what about a regular housewife who is completely new to this? The role of a family caregiver goes much beyond just taking care of their loved one’s […]

How To Keep Loved Ones Engaged at Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

How To Keep Loved Ones Engaged at Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has completely changed the way we look at the world. Ironically, the safest way out right now is to not step out. It has been difficult for everyone with kids unable to attend school and adults having to work from home. But, what about the senior citizens? Like children and adults, […]

Top 6 Proven Strategies To Reduce Caregiver Anxiety

Top 6 Proven Strategies To Reduce Caregiver Anxiety

Caregiving is a very rewarding experience and if you are a family caregiver to a loved one, kudos to you. But, there is always another side of the coin which you cannot ignore. It comes with its fair share of hindrances too. Striking a balance between your caregiving duties and personal responsibilities is quite challenging. […]

How to Become a More Optimistic Caregiver in 5 Simple Steps

How to Become a More Optimistic Caregiver in 5 Simple Steps

All of us are human beings who have experienced both good days and bad. It is no different for family caregivers. However, keeping in mind the demanding role they play, it might be helpful to look at the world from a positive point of view. It will not only prevent the caregiver from heading towards […]

Recommended Vaccines For Seniors To Prevent Serious Illness

Recommended Vaccines For Seniors To Prevent Serious Illness

Aging is a complex process which more often than not is accompanied by health issues. The body goes through a lot of changes over time. The immune system weakens and seniors become more prone to infections and diseases. At the same time, it takes a while for them to recover as well. This is where […]

How to Boost Your Self-Confidence As a Caregiver

How to Boost Your Self-Confidence As a Caregiver

Caregiving is a role which many people may have undertaken without even realising. Let me tell you this though, the role of a family caregiver is never easy. It seems to go on forever and ever where the responsibilities always tend to increase in the long run. Even under normal circumstances, it is such a […]

COVID-19 - Tips for Dementia Caregivers at Home

COVID-19 – Tips for Dementia Caregivers at Home

With more than 1,00,000 new daily cases of COVID-19, people living in the United States of America are struggling hard to keep themselves safe from the deadly infection. While doctors and nurses are leaving no stone unturned to bring the situation under control and save the lives of maximum people, home caregivers of dementia patients […]