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Finance & Family

Learning How To Support Loved Ones With A Personality Disorder

20/04/2019 06:00am | 280 views

In past studies on psychological conditions, almost 15% of the American population was diagnosed with one or more personality disorder. Monolingual Hispanics make up 30% of patients diagnosed with a personality disorder, based on asample study done in 2010.  Despite the growing prevalence of personality disorders, not many people are aware of how they may affect everyday activities. There are ten identified personality disorders broken down into three different clusters, with each focusing on one or more aspects of a certain personality trait. Of the three clusters, Cluster B seems to be one of the most ostracized groups in need of support. Knowing the signs of onset and effectively providing an open space where they can talk about how they feel will encourage more openness and understanding in the community.

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Finance & Family

Actor Rob Lowe: I was my sick mother's caregiver, don't underestimate the stress caregivers face

25/03/2019 06:00am | 353 views

Forty million Americans work as an unpaid family caregiver. The mental, physical and emotional stress they face is overwhelming. It's time to help.

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Preventive Care

Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

20/07/2018 06:00am | 1646 views

Soaring temperatures carry serious risks for seniors if the proper precautions aren’t taken.   With temperatures set to reach 90 degrees this week, here are some important tips for caregivers to help ensure your loved ones have a safe, enjoyable summer!

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Finance & Family

3 Tips for Families Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's

17/05/2018 06:00am | 1645 views

Families that serve as caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other dementias have a lot on their plates. A great deal of knowledge, skills, and patience are required, not to mention the amount of time needed for cooking meals, cleaning up after the person, helping with daily living tasks, and visiting doctors. Because caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is a full-time job, families often look for ways to make their tasks a little easier. The following three tips will help.

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Finance & Family

Trump 'Apprentice' alum Leeza Gibbons on the importance of caregiving

21/12/2016 07:49pm | 4046 views
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