The Importance of Companion Care for Seniors

Providing quality companion care is a critical part of a caregiver’s job. It helps seniors maintain their daily routines and independence with dignity and comfort, and has been shown to have a strong positive impact on their physical and mental well-being. Caregivers must understand what quality companionship entails and make sure that they make it a part of their daily caregiving routine. Here we share a few guidelines.

5 Ways to Practice Self-Care for Caregivers

Caregivers need to practice self-compassion and take care of themselves. It will keep them healthy, avoid burnout and helps them provide better care of their elderly clients. In this article, we share a few tips on how caregivers can take better care of themselves.

Activities for Improving the Senior-Caregiver Bond

Joint activities such as exercise, games, cooking, listening to music or art projects can help nurture the client and caregiver relationship. They help develop trust and friendship, which are vital for caring for a client. Once a client trusts a caregiver, they will allow a caregiver to enter their personal space and are more likely to accept care. We share examples of a few activities that caregivers can do with their clients to improve their bond.

Things to consider before hiring a live-in caregiver

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 to hire a caregiver for respite. However, hiring a caregiver can be challenging. Here are a few tips on what to do.

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