The 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

Nobody would ever choose a smiley face as the perfect symbolic emoticon for a caregiver. Caregiving for an ailing loved one is just too stressful — often triggering damaging emotions that can not only undermine your good work but harm your health, as well.

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The Three Biggest Dangers to Seniors

Seniors value independence, as do we all. However, as we grow older, our bodies and minds do change, even if we don’t realize it (or are too stubborn to!). As Geriatric Care Managers working with seniors, families and various professionals every day, we have seen time and time again situations that can be prevented. The three biggest dangers facing seniors are medication errors, falls and reaching out for help during a crisis.

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7 Best Resources for Alzheimer’s Help

Coping with a loved one’s dementia symptoms can be stressful beyond belief. Whether symptoms are caused by Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, knowing what to expect and what you can do to help — while getting the emotional support you need — can greatly improve the quality of care you offer and help preserve your health and sanity.

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Negotiating the Best Price for In-Home Care in South Florida

The costs of long-term care can seem daunting. However, there is one bright spot. Even though both Nursing Home and Assisted Living rates continue to rise, in-home hourly care rates have remained the stable over the last year without significant increases. Since most elderly adults prefer to stay at home, in-home caregivers can provide the care that is needed in their own home where seniors prefer to live.

In-home care can range from full time

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Alzheimer’s in the Family: A Personal Story

by Advocare

For the millions of Americans who suffer from Alzheimer’s, and the millions more that are caregivers to those afflicted, there are infinite stories that affect each and every one of us deeply. Direct caregivers suffer the indignities right along with their loved ones on a daily basis. For family members who live far away, or children who are not always around the patient, the changes that have occurred with their elder and the

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Choosing South Florida Elderly Home Care Services – How to Make the Best Decision

Before starting your search for a non-medical or personal home care company, try to determine what the senior’s care needs are and how much time will be required each week for assistance from the South Florida elderly home care services company you will hire.

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