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Taking Care Of You!

 As a caregiver, I find one of the more irritating statements to be, “Take care of yourself!” I’m sure it’s meant well, but it comes across like “Have a nice day!” Sort of one of those statements that sounds nice but feels insincere.   We all know we need to take care of ourselves, whether or not we’re caregivers, but as a caregiver, it feels like one more thing on an already long To Do list. Sometimes we think that we don’t have the time or money to get a massage, go out for tea or take … [Read More...]

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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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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...]

Top 6 Reasons to Utilize a Medical Alert System in Your Home

Are you considering a medical alert system (also known as PERS devices, as … [Read More...]

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Staying Happy as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

When you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, the most important … [Read More...]

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Hospital Acquired Infections – Risks and Prevention

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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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