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May 12, 2019

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

 

Being a full-time caregiver for your loved one is a taxing job. It takes a lot of energy and time to give good care, not to mention the emotional toll it takes. Caregiving is a difficult journey, and it takes a lot out of you. Because of that,...

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September 24, 2018

Caregiver’s Guide to Adaptive Clothing

 As a caregiver, you have many responsibilities that can leave you physically and mentally drained. While getting your loved one dressed sounds like it should be the least of your worries, nothing is more frustrating than struggling to get arms...

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June 9, 2017

Self-Care Ideas for Caregivers

Being a caregiver for a loved one is a job most people are happy to take on. They want to take care of the person who, in many cases, took care of them. And while caregiving has its rewards, it’s also a 24/7 job. Caregivers are on call at all...

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March 8, 2017

What Is Respite Care (And Why You Should Take Advantage Of It)

Taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging or ill loved that can no longer take care of themselves one is one that many family members take on without question. They are happy to take care of the person that, in many cases, cared for...

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March 21, 2016

5 Ways to Relieve the Stress of Caregivers

 

When caring for a loved one, the process can be both a rewarding and stressful experience. It often involves shifting family dynamics, financial changes, and an increased workload. Because of this, it is not uncommon for caregivers to...

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March 31, 2014

Stress Relief Resources for Caregivers

 

There is not question that acting as a caregiver to an aging parent or relative can cause a great deal of stress. The good news is that even if you are feeling these effects, you are not alone. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease...

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February 26, 2014

What To Consider Before Becoming A Caregiver

 

When the time comes that your aging loved one is reaching the point where they need assistance with their day-to-day activities or they have fallen ill and they just can’t do these things themselves any longer, there are some serious questions to...

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