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5 Household Adjustments Needed Prior to Home Care

When you are providing in home care, it’s important that you consider how this will impact your caree, you, your family, and especially the home where you will be providing care. Whether you are providing care in your home or in the home of the person receiving care, you will need to make sure that certain adjustments are made to ensure safety and quality.   Ample Entry/Exit Access to the Home If the person needing care is in a wheelchair or other device to get around more … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

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Taking Care Of You!

 As a caregiver, I find one of the more irritating statements to be, “Take … [Read More...]

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Quick! Stand Up!

You aren’t reading this sitting down, are you? Oh my gosh! You are! Quick! … [Read More...]

Sex after Menopause: VN Live Event

One of the things we stress here at Intentional Caregiver is care for the … [Read More...]

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L’Oreal Excellence Age Perfect Hair Color- An Excellent Time-saver for Caregivers

Now that my Mom is here and I’m still working full-time (thankfully from … [Read More...]

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Have You Lost That Lovin’ Feeling?

It’s February which means it’s a time when thoughts turn to love and … [Read More...]

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Concerned about Recent Health Record Breaches? What the Future Holds for the Safety of Our Health Information

A study done by researchers at the Stanford University found that between … [Read More...]

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5 Household Adjustments Needed Prior to Home Care

When you are providing in home care, it’s important that you consider how … [Read More...]

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8 Ways Physical Therapy Can Benefit Seniors’ Health

Physical therapists are professionals within the health care field, who … [Read More...]

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Five Important Things to Know About In-Home Care for Your Aging Parent

Consistent attention to health needs is a main concern with aging … [Read More...]

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Bridging the Gap: How to Help Your Aging Parents Who Aren’t Ready for a Nursing Home Yet

  The first of the baby boomers reached retirement age in 2011 and … [Read More...]

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How to Help Prevent Medicare Fraud

Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people prey on unsuspecting innocents. By providing fraudulent information, many elderly are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who would … [Read More...]

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Recognizing Elderly Abuse

by Christian Wilson   When I was much younger, my father and my uncles were forced to put my grandfather into a nursing home. It wasn’t something that any of them wanted to do, but, due to … [Read More...]

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Could Your Medicare Part D Costs Be Reduced? (infographic)

It's important to sign up for Medicare Part D when you enroll yourself or your loved one in Medicare.  But it's also important to compare the various Medicare Part D plans so that you can ascertain … [Read More...]

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National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers

National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers For people with a disability, one of the most important aspects of daily life is the chance to get out of the house. … [Read More...]

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Over 65? Compelling Reasons Why You Need Medicare Part D

When my father came to live with me, I was very impressed with his knowledge or his desire for knowledge about Medicare and its corresponding offerings.  He may have had dementia, but he knew a LOT … [Read More...]

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