Tips for Bathing a Loved One

Bathing is often a difficult activity for caregivers. This is mainly because of how intimate it is. Certain disorders such as dementia can also make a person more resistant to bathing. Bathing is important for overall health, especially if...

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Tips for Stress Management

Stress is our body’s response to certain stimuli. It helps us take decisive action and avoid danger. However, too much of it is harmful. It can lead to hair loss, elevated blood pressure, headaches, and other more serious health...

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Care Package Ideas for Seniors

Most people like unexpected gifts. This is especially true for seniors who may live far away. Part of what makes a care package special is the thought that’s put into it. They can be as personal as you want....

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Depression in Seniors: A Pressing Issue

Depression affects around six million Americans ages 65 and older. It can lead to increased risk of cardiac disease and raises the risk of mortality from illnesses. It can also lead to suicide. In fact, suicide rates for people...

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Alzheimer’s: Ways to Stay Connected to A Loved One

Alzheimer’s by its nature presents major obstacles in communication. The decline in cognitive function makes normal conversations impossible.  The difficulties in communication can cause family and friends to no longer be able to connect as effectively with loved ones...

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Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Current research is very clear that adequate sleep is the single most important thing we can do to sustain good health.  A great diet and exercise rest on a good night’s sleep. . Prolonged periods of sleep deprivation can...

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