September 9, 2022
Reading Time 4 min.

I’m Not Good Enough: How to Deal with Caregiver Guilt

Do you hear yourself saying, “I’m not good enough”? Ask any caregiver this question, and you will get a yes. Whether caring for a baby or aging parents, it’s easy to find fault in your actions.  But you know what? If you’re feeling this way, there’s good news for you.  Today we’ll discuss what to […]
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August 19, 2022
Reading Time 5 min.

Bedroom Safety For Seniors: 5 Top Tips for Caregivers

Bedroom safety for seniors is crucial, especially since it’s a place where falls commonly occur.  In the previous post, we discussed why it’s vital to secure bedrooms as a safe place for the elderly.  We also discussed the challenges and problems that seniors encounter in the bedroom.  So today, we will be talking about practical […]
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August 12, 2022
Reading Time 4 min.

Here's Why Bedroom Safety for the Elderly Is Important

Bedroom safety is an often overlooked issue for elderly care.  However, it is one of the most important things to remember when caring for an aging loved one.  In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of bedroom safety and provide tips on making your loved one's bedroom much safer and more secure.  Let's […]
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August 5, 2022
Reading Time 5 min.

Preventing Bedsores in the Elderly: 5 Practical Tips

It's no secret that preventing bedsores in the elderly is much easier than healing them.  According to the National Institute of Nursing Research, pressure ulcers afflict around 2 million people in the United States annually. Approximately 95% of those cases occur in individuals over 65.  There is no one-size-fits-all solution to preventing bedsores in the elderly. […]
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June 3, 2022
Reading Time 4 min.

Should your Mom consider a minimalist lifestyle for Aging in Place?

Is a minimalist lifestyle a better fit for your aging parents? This is a re-post of an article from a couple years ago, but I feel it is as important if not more important now as Covid has drastically increased the need for our older loved ones to age in place. Are you worried about […]
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May 27, 2022
Reading Time 7 min.

What Is Body Mechanics and Why Is It Important for Caregivers

As a caregiver, it's necessary to understand the importance of body mechanics.  You must learn how to move and position the patient's body to avoid accidents.  It is also necessary for you to know the basics of body mechanics for you to better maneuver your body as well.   In this blog post, we will discuss […]
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April 29, 2022
Reading Time 8 min.

Diabetes in Seniors: How to Manage Better and Avoid Complications

Diabetes is a serious condition, and it can be even more difficult to manage in seniors.  If you are a caregiver for a senior with diabetes, it's important to know how to help them stay on track.  Here are some tips for better managing diabetes in seniors. Understand the different types of diabetes Diabetes is […]
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February 18, 2022
Reading Time 5 min.

How Occupational Therapy for Adults Keep Seniors Safe at Home

There are many benefits of occupational therapy for adults.  Despite this, most are still not familiar with what an occupational therapist does to help seniors continue aging in place.  So I sat down with Kelsey Mason, a good friend, and occupational therapist to learn more about occupational therapy for adults and how it can keep […]
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January 21, 2022
Reading Time 6 min.

15 Gratitude Journal Prompts to Better Health in Caregiving

It helps to have gratitude journal prompts to remind us of the good things that happen every day.  As caregivers for the elderly, our minds can automatically focus on the job's frustration and difficulty.  Journaling and gratitude practices can help us recall our purpose. And it also lets us see the good as much as […]
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November 12, 2021
Reading Time 8 min.

What are Early Signs of Dementia? 5 Symptoms to Look Out For

What are the early signs of dementia you should be looking out for?  We often think that being forgetful is a sign of aging.  Contrary to popular belief, forgetfulness isn’t normal. Our brains can stay as sharp and continue to grow as we age.  As caregivers to the elderly, we need to be on the […]
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November 5, 2021
Reading Time 8 min.

5 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers Should Know

What are the early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in the elderly? And is it something you should be worried about as you get older?  Alzheimer’s disease can be potentially risky, especially for our aging parents.  The challenge is, there are many myths surrounding AD. And as caregivers, we must recognize its signs early on.  Today, […]
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