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A teenage girl with grandmother at home, holding hands.

Countering the Stress and Reaping the Benefits

Caring for a loved one can be tough. And finding the right balance between taking care of your own needs and taking care of your loved ones’ need, is the hardest part. That’s why so many caregivers find themselves running out of steam and out of spirit. They exert so much energy racing around between[…]

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Caregiving is Hard- Give Yourself a Break

Being a caregiver is a wonderful opportunity. It’s a role that allows you to finally give back to your loved ones, make them happy, and watch them enjoy life. But, it’s also a role that can be tiring, and a little difficult at times. Because being someone’s sole caregiver is full time job. And that[…]

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Healthy Springtime Activities for Seniors

Start saying your goodbyes to freezing temperatures and icy winds because spring is on its way! Which means, it’s time to start planning those springtime outings and activities. As we get older, it can be harder to push ourselves to make time for meetups with others. But it’s extremely important for seniors to connect and[…]

Beautiful senior couple on a walk in sunny winter nature

4 Must-Read Winter Caregiving Tips

With strong winds, freezing temperatures, and slippery roads, winter can be a dangerous time for the elderly. In fact, winter tends to have more casualties and accidents for elderly than any other season. Now, this doesn’t mean you should make your senior stay indoors all day to avoid the weather. Because truth be told, that[…]

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Learn to Care for Your Grandparents While Getting Paid

The hardest part about caregiving for family, is having to give up precious time from work. Because less time at work equals less pay, which can be difficult when you’ve got your own bills to pay and family to take care of. But what if we told you, it didn’t have to be that way?[…]

Geriatric couple with arthritis sitting

5 Easy Tips to Help You Care for Aging Parents

After years of them caring for you, it might be time to return the favor and start caring for your aging parents. This includes setting up a comfortable space for them to live, making sure their daily needs are met, making sure their daily wants are satisfied, and keeping them healthy and happy. While that[…]

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Life Hack: Get Paid for Caregiving

  We all know job hunting is hard. We all know getting hired is even harder. That’s why so many people find themselves jobless in a harsh reality. In the past year, unemployment rates in America increased to 3.9%. That’s roughly 6.3 million people in America with no job, and no income. BUT, we’re here[…]

Senior couple calculating expenses

How to Help Avoid Medical Debt in 2019

Health spending and unexpected medical bills are the two most feared financial occurrences for Americans, but the odds are much higher for seniors. According to American Health Economy Illustrated, seniors aged between 65 and 74 account for eight times the health spending of those that are aged 18 to 24. Although Medicare is there to[…]

A senior woman in wheelchair with a health visitor at home at Christmas time.

How to Become a Home Health Aide in Philadelphia

There aren’t many professions out there that give you the sense of satisfaction you get from being a home health aide. Caring for people that are most in need is both a job and a passion, and for many people, it’s the starting point into a long and fulfilling career! For those that are already[…]