Caregiver Guilt: Ways of Coping

Certain eldercare decisions can lead to feelings of guilt, especially if circumstances force one to go against earlier promises. Oftentimes, these feelings are undeserved. However, that does not stop people from experiencing guilt. Here are some strategies for coping...

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Just Pull Up A Chair!

Exercise comes in many forms and varieties, including chair exercises. Chair exercises are excellent for seniors who are frail, at risk of falling, or are wheelchair-bound. Here are a few simple exercises you can do using a sturdy, straight-back...

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Handwashing 101

Flu season is fast approaching, but there are ways to protect against viruses and germs. Hand washing is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to prevent infection. Good hand washing is the best defense against the common...

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Benefit of Social Circles

Good friends have always been golden, and as we age, those friendships may become even more important. Friends aren’t just for social activities and glitz of life. They can also improve health, boost sense of well-being, and even help...

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Living with Low Vision

Low vision occurs when a person only has partial sight that cannot be corrected by glasses, contact lenses, medicine or surgery. Low vision can make everyday activities seem impossible. According to The American Academy of Ophthalmology, making a few...

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Simple Rule to Help Treat Hypoglycemia

When it comes to diabetes management, it’s important to keep blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible. Oftentimes, people talk about preventing blood sugar spikes. However, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is also very serious. Low blood sugar...

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Maintaining Relationships While Caregiving

Caregiving demands a lot of time and energy.  It can sometimes leave caregivers with little time or energy to maintain relationships with others who are important in their life.  However it is important to keep these relationships healthy for...

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