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Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

20/07/2018 06:00am | 5388 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 | 4807 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 | 7423 views
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Finance & Family

The Strain and Stress of Caregiving

11/10/2016 12:24pm | 6592 views

Given the emphasis that Latinos place on family, it’s no wonder that so many are so willing to take on the task of caring for an elderly parent or a loved one that falls ill. But too often, these family caregivers plunge headfirst into the role without thinking through the strain and stress that will come with it – and the toll it may take on their own health. Some may think they have no choice, and for those it may be even more important to weigh the risks – the emotional stress, the physical strain, and the financial burden – against the reality of their current situation. 

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Preventive Care

Caregiving Brings a Greater Appreciation and Need for Your Own Preventive Care

31/10/2016 10:28am | 6139 views

By Glenn Llopis

One of the great things about caregiving is that you learn to put someone else first, above your own needs. “Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn’t know possible,” says Tia Walker in ‘The Inspired Caregiver: Finding Joy While Caring for Those You Love’ (by Peggi Speers and Tia Walker).

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