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long term acute care

Common Elderly Health Issues and How to Take Care of Them

There are certain diseases common in aged people. Old age makes people vulnerable to these diseases and each comes with its own set of issues. Caregiving for elderly people must deal with these elderly health issues carefully as aging makes them frail, have to be administered treatment carefully because of low endurance levels and delicately ...
Personal Care Assistants

Ways to Communicate with Your Loved Ones to Improve Your Relationship

Effective communication is essential for the survival of a relationship, especially when it concerns your loved ones. Among these loved ones, it is our elders who expect our best when it comes to communicating, as the slightest feeling of ignorance causes them great hurt. Communication gaps strain relations with elders with them feeling neglected and ...
Caregivers

Main Competencies that are Needed for Home Care Professional

What are the main competencies that are needed for Caregivers? Being a caregiver is not everyone’s cup of tea. To be a successful caregiver or home care professional one must have certain qualities and skills. Below mentioned are a few of these competencies that are mandatory for a caregiver to possess. Compassion: Successful caregivers and home care professionals ...
long term acute care

How to Forgive Someone You Cared For

It is something that has happened to all of us at some stage or the other in life. We have ended up caring for people who have hurt us either consciously or inadvertently. These experiences are necessary at times as they make us wiser and stronger, teaching us that we cannot stop caring but have ...
Transition

Transitions – New Progress – Caring of Our Loved Ones

When we think about the future, we think about our children's college education, wedding costs, retirement funds, and saving for our future. But there is one more thing we forget to include and that is having a care plan for our aging parent or loved ones. Normally we only think about caring for them when ...
The Talk

Having “THE TALK” With Mom Or Dad

Having THE TALK with Mom or Dad In many cases, our loved ones age quite gracefully and are able to remain with complete independence at quite an advanced age. In other circumstances, limitations may set in earlier. Regardless, it is recommended that family members initiate discussions with an elderly or disabled loved one to be sure ...
Family Caregiver

What problems do FAMILY caregivers face when taking care of a loved one?

Family caregivers have arguably one of the toughest jobs, a job which often might turn out to be thankless. Majority of family caregivers do not receive any form of compensation for their services and have to put up with a lot of sacrifices in terms of their personal space, time and even livelihood. Here are ...

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