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The holiday season can be a great opportunity for caregivers to get closer to their clients and their families and build trust. By doing holiday activities with their clients, the caregivers can lift the seniors' spirits, make them feel valued and appreciated, and strengthen their mutual bonds which will make care delivery easier. In this article, we share a few activities which the caregivers can do jointly with their clients and their families during these holidays, and the benefits they may get out of them.
Strokes are common among seniors, especially during the holiday season, and can have a profound impact on their health, mobility, ability to communicate and mental state. The quality of care they get after a stroke will determine how fast and well they recover and adjust to any long-term disabilities. Their caregivers play an active role in their recovery and must be trained in taking care of stroke patients. We share some tips in caring for stroke patients.
Taking care of elderly parents at home becomes challenging as they age. Children may find it difficult to juggle jobs and manage their households with caring for their parents and want to arrange professional care. It can be difficult to discuss with parents about getting a caregiver. Here are a few tips on how to talk to your parents about arranging care.
The care needs for seniors may become more complex with age, while their families juggle jobs, commitments and care for their own children. The families may decide on hiring a live-in caregiver for respite. However, hiring a live-in caregiver can be challenging. Here are a few tips on what to do.
Seniors with declining motor skills require mobility assistance. Lifting, transferring and moving seniors are important caregiving tasks. Caregivers need to be trained and knowledgeable in proper body mechanics and moving techniques. Lack of these skills can lead to injuries to both caregivers and their clients. In this article, we discuss some important techniques for transferring a senior.
Caregiving is rewarding but can be stressful. It is important that caregivers do not compromise their own well-being while caring for someone. In this article, we provide a few useful tips on how caregivers can manage their stress, avoid burnout and continue to deliver the best possible care for their clients.
Caregiving is an immensely rewarding and respectable profession. Caregivers can have a profound impact on the lives of seniors, helping them maintain their independence and dignity and stay connected with things that matter most. Live-in caregiving is one of the best career paths for caregivers as it helps them focus on one client at a time. In this article, we discuss the benefits of choosing live-in caregiving as a career.

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