Self-care is important for everyone. However, sometimes we forget that our elderly loved ones need to practice self-care. They might not think of it on their own either. If you look at your elderly parent and the life they are living, does it seem like they could use some self-care? If so, then, there are…

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In honor of National Family Caregivers Month we’d like to say thank you to all of the our families who take on the difficult task of caring for their elderly or disabled loved one!

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Marguerite was legally blind due to her glaucoma. As the condition had progressed, she had lost more and more of her ability to do the things she’d always loved. A librarian by trade, reading had always been her passion. Even after retirement, she had continued volunteering at the library each week, until the glaucoma had…

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If you are a family caregiver for an elderly loved one, you might have your hands full. Depending on the needs of your elderly loved one, you may have many tasks and responsibilities. In addition, there might often be miscommunication between you and your elderly loved one. When this happens, it can make everyone have…

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If your elderly loved one does get pneumonia, you may be wondering how it will be treated. If your loved one doesn’t have a case that is too severe, their doctor might say it can be treated while your loved one is at home. The main goal is to have your elderly loved one get…

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October 29th is World Internet Day. It’s a day to reflect on how far the internet has come since the 1990s when many households started connecting to the internet regularly. Days of “You’ve Got Mail” have long past. Most people rely on free email services like Gmail, video chat, and instant messaging to keep in touch…

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Your mom’s bedroom is a wreck. She has clothing piled up on top of her dressers. She hasn’t changed her sheets in weeks. She has magazines, books, pillows, and body lotions placed all over the room. It’s time to declutter, but how do you get started? Start by deciding what goes and what stays.  Keep, toss,…

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As people age, they often lose one or more of their senses. This can be difficult to deal with. However, there are some ways that you and elderly care providers can help your elderly loved one deal with the loss of their senses. You can help them to adapt their lifestyle to the loss of…

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