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Leap Into Spring

It is spring! The calendar for the United States tells us that even if the weather outside says something different. Spring is viewed as a time of rebirth and renewal. What can you do with your caree to move from a winter to a spring mindset?    Use these ideas to get you started on your own ideas. Adapt them to your caree’s abilities. You can incorporate other family members into these ideas as well.   -    When the weather allows, open the windows and let in the fresh air. -    … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

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Leap Into Spring

It is spring! The calendar for the United States tells us that even if the … [Read More...]

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Make Self-Care Part of Your Caregiving Routine

Practicing What We Preach Growing up, I can remember my basketball coach … [Read More...]

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November is National Family Caregiver’s Month

There are over 65 million people in America alone, who are caring for loved … [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 … [Read More...]

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Our Beloved Pets – Lucy

Our Beloved Pets is a new weekly feature where we will be spotlighting our … [Read More...]

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Palliative Care Can Help Patients and Caregivers During Any Stage of a Serious Illness

Palliative care provides a wide range of services that help patients and … [Read More...]

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Spouse or Caregiver?

Husband? Wife? Caregiver?  When we take our vows, “In sickness and in … [Read More...]

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Picture This!

It is so nice to look through family pictures! You recognize people from … [Read More...]

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Dental Care and Seniors: The Oral Care Challenges that Come With Aging

Life has this habit of taking a toll on our teeth.   After decades of … [Read More...]

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Waiting…

Waiting. So much of caregiving is waiting…waiting for test results, or … [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...]

Care and Roses by Gareth Williams

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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