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Caregiving for Seniors: The Emotional Impact it Has

When our loved one's age, it is a common practice for the remaining family members to take on the responsibility of becoming caretakers. Caregiving for seniors is a fulfilling endeavor that aims to help them experience the last stage of their lives happily and with dignity. However, even when caregivers connect well with seniors, sometimes this task can take a heavy emotional and physical toll. This is because caretaking for seniors requires precious resources, such as time, energy, patience, and even specialized skills. If you are about to assume the role of a caregiver, here we will cover the emotional

10,20,2020 Comments Off on Caregiving for Seniors: The Emotional Impact it Has

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Mental Health Awareness: Spot The Common Signs in Seniors

While most seniors can continue a happy and healthy lifestyle, over 20% of people 55 years or older are likely to develop mental illness. With a rapidly increasing number of older people in the global population, promoting, supporting, and educating senior caregivers in topics like mental health awareness is crucial to provide a dignified treatment. As well as ensure seniors with quality of life. In this article, we will disclose the main signs for early recognition of mental health issues in the elderly. Depression Unfortunately, depression is often overlooked as an elderly mental health illness because its signs happen to

10,06,2020 Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness: Spot The Common Signs in Seniors

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Q & A With Tina Adams-Carter

Name:  Tina Adams-Carter Title: Director of Placement Services Business: A Better Solution In Home Care Phone Number: 619-750-4341 Website:  YOUR BUSINESS What services does A Better Solution In Home Care offer? Caregiving Services (Personal Care, Companion Care Homemaker Services), Nursing Care (RN/LVN), Care Management, Transportation Services, After Care Services (recovering from surgery or injury etc), Placement Services (matching you or your loved one with the best senior housing environment). And what is your role in the company? As Director of Placement Services, I take a lot of pride in hand-holding my clients and giving them the opportunity to really get to know the senior communities they may call home.

09,18,2020 Comments Off on Q & A With Tina Adams-Carter

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5 Things to Know Before Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

Taking care of an elderly family member takes a lot of hard work.  Hiring a professional caregiver may be a better solution, considering that they have the time and knowledge in order to be most effective.  If you are considering senior home care, here are five things you should know before hiring a caregiver. What services does the caregiver provide? There are different types of services that may or may not be included in a senior care plan.  These can include housekeeping, transportation, medical care, food prep, and more.  Before you even start looking for a caregiver, consider what you

09,22,2020 Comments Off on 5 Things to Know Before Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

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Coronavirus: How to Help The Elderly Stay Connected With Loved Ones

We are now in the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic here in the United States.  While some areas have few cases and restrictions are being lifted, others are just now feeling the full force of the outbreak.  No matter where they live, many elderly people continue to stay at home.  It’s important for older people to self-isolate because they are more likely to get seriously ill if they catch the coronavirus.  Keeping seniors safe is important, but so is preventing them from becoming lonely.  Here are some ways to help the elderly stay connected with their families. Give them

09,08,2020 Comments Off on Coronavirus: How to Help The Elderly Stay Connected With Loved Ones

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