Currently viewing the tag: "Caregiver"

You can’t eliminate all disagreements and uncomfortable situations with your parents, but you can often resolve conflicts and make your relationships run more smoothly, if you just know how!  The following ten tips will help you avoid butting heads with your aging loved ones.

 Start early. 

There are some issues that almost […]

Continue Reading

Approximately 10 million individuals are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or another dementia. Although memory loss is the most common symptom, others include confusion, lack of orientation and changes in personality and behavior. Individuals with AD require escalating levels of care, management and provisions for their safety. Because the disease slowly […]

Continue Reading

If you’re a caregiver and have problems sleeping, notice your moods vary or that your anxiety is a bit high…..you may not be getting enough exercise!  Regular exercise doesn’t just improve your frame of mind; research also confirms it decreases anxiety, improves rest and raises ones self-esteeCarem.  According to the American Senior Fitness Association, […]

Continue Reading

Rosalynn Carter was once quoted as saying….“There are only four kinds of people in the world – those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.”  Thus far in my “young” 44 years I’ve already filled three of those roles, I’m bracing […]

Continue Reading

More than 50 million people across the country currently provide an estimated $306 billion in “free” caregiving services for a chronically ill, disabled or aged spouse, family member or friend during any given year. That is almost twice as much as is actually spent on homecare and nursing home services combined ($158 billion).  According […]

Continue Reading