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Tips for the Working Caregiver: What the Manager Wants

  As someone who is both a working caregiver and the manager of several employees who are or have been caregivers, my perspective on the challenges facing working caregivers is unique.  I have provided tips on what the employee can do as well as what the employer can do to help navigate the challenges faced by working caregivers.   What we have not yet covered is what the manager would like to see happen during the time an employee is also managing a caregiving situation at … [Read More...]

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Building a Support Network for Your Aging Loved Ones

 Caregiving is a job best done when people are proactive in their planning. … [Read More...]

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Taking Care of Yourself

I recently completed a “Savvy Caregiver” class offer by Alzheimer’s Orange … [Read More...]

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Welcome to the Holiday Progressive Blog Party

Welcome Blog Party visitors!  Thanks for stopping by! I started my blog … [Read More...]

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Brain Health for Caregivers: Why I’m Adding a Supplement to My Daily Nutrition

I am participating in a VIN campaign for Procera. I am receiving a fee for … [Read More...]

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Dealing With Caregiving’s Speed Bumps

If you're a caregiver reading this, I'm about to state the obvious. Life … [Read More...]

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Businesswomen sitting at office desk discussing paperwork.

Tips for the Working Caregiver: What the Manager Wants

  As someone who is both a working caregiver and the manager of … [Read More...]

Senior woman with her caregiver at home

Building a Support Network for Your Aging Loved Ones

 Caregiving is a job best done when people are proactive in their planning. … [Read More...]

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Personlity Traits of a Great In-home Caregiver

When hiring in a caregiver for a parent or loved one, it's difficult to … [Read More...]

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Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken and Veggies

  This is an easy recipe and is perfect for the slow cooker. 4-6 … [Read More...]

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Cut Yourself Some Slack!

Everyone is busy these days. We work, are parents, spouses, siblings, adult … [Read More...]

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Life Settlements – A Powerful Tool for Caregivers

  Caring for an aging loved one can be challenging at times. As an adult child and caregiver, some of the difficulties we encounter daily include having less time for other family members and … [Read More...]

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Mind Your Own Business: The Frustrations of Helping Seniors With Money

  One of the last areas that seniors will accept help with is their finances.  This holds true in our household and has caused some frustrations more than just once. I was thinking about this … [Read More...]

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The Importance of Communicating Your End-of-Life Care Wishes

  Every time I visit my physician, I am asked if I have an advanced directive for my end-of-life care (good for them!). I am embarrassed to say that I still don't have one.  It's one of those … [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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