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Headaches and Back Pains: What’s Really Going on Inside Your Body?

Headaches and back pains are amongst the most common complaints of seniors. As we get older, it’s not uncommon to develop sore muscles or chronic pains in our bodies. But, that doesn’t mean we have to live in misery. Now a day, there are all sorts of remedies and solutions to alleviate headache and back[…]

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FAQ: Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

What is a stroke? Strokes can be divided into two main categories: Ischemic and Hemorrhagic. Ischemic is the more common of the two types. An ischemic stroke occurs when clots or plague block the blood’s path to the brain. This can happen directly in the brain’s blood vessels or it can happen in other blood[…]

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4 Quick Tips for Stress Relief in Caregivers

If you follow our blog you definitely know by now: caregiving is hard work. But, you’ll also know that there are ways to make that work easier. And ways to relieve the stress that comes with the job of caregiving. So, here are 4 quick tips for caregivers when it comes to stress relief. Get[…]

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Welcoming Men into the World of Caregivers

Or, saying hello to the many that are already here. For years, caregiving has been dominated by women. Accompanied by the picture-perfect image of a kindhearted young girl sitting beside a senior citizen, reading books and drinking tea. Okay, so maybe that’s more of the image presented in historical fictional pieces on television. But the[…]

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Fighting Depression in Caregivers

Caregiving can be tough. Especially when it’s for your own family member. Because it means seeing someone you love at their weakest and most vulnerable. And that kind of experience can take an emotional toll on even the strongest caregivers amongst us. Which is why it’s not uncommon for caregivers to become depressed. So, here[…]

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6 Big Benefits of Home Health Care for Seniors

The loving comforts of home Changing environments isn’t just scary, it’s also stressful. And this stress can actually place negative effects on the body, making it harder to stay healthy and strong. Because, when the body has to exert energy to fight off stress, it doesn’t have the energy to fight off other more serious[…]

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Home Care Aids for the Win – The Future of Caregiving

What does caregiving mean to you? Responsibility. Kindness. Assistance. Medical expertise. These are the four core aspects of good caregiving for seniors. These are the four core aspects needed to keep your senior healthy, happy, and living a good life. Yet, it’s hard for family caregivers to satisfy all four needs when they’ve got their[…]

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Make the Most of Life with these 3 Summer Activities for Caregivers

When you’re busy caring for someone else, it’s easy to forget about yourself. But you matter too! And the sunny, lazy days of summer are the perfect time to catch up on some me-time. Begin by making a list. Think of all the new things you want to start, all the old things you want[…]

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Caregiving is Actually Good for Your Health: The Why and How

It used to be said that being a caregiver for someone else, lead to both emotional and physical health troubles. Luckily, this does not have to be the case. Though caregiving can be tiresome at times, there’s a lot about it that actually enhances our lives and our health. And, just like any job, if[…]