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4 Home Care Benefits Caring For Others
Being a caregiver requires teamwork between you and the person you are caring for. Of course, it takes two, but the first step is to develop that cooperative attitude yourself. Then, you can work on getting them to adopt the same frame of mind. Everything is a little easier when you're working with someone, rather than against them.
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Dressing someone else can be a challenge in itself. When it is coupled with a disability or impairment, it becomes a learned skill. Most adults who are parents have experience dressing their children, but dressing another adult brings a whole new set of challenges. This is especially true if the adult has a physical condition that prevents them from assisting, such as Parkinson’s Disease (PD).
It’s true that relationships are often strained when a serious illness and caregiving enter the picture. But, if your interactions with certain relatives are increasingly stressful and negative, it may be time to shut down family drama once and for all.
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The duties offered by in-home care providers will vary depending on the needs of the individual patient. The provider is there to take care of any household and personal tasks a person is unable to handle on their own, whether they are mostly independent or need help with all aspects of daily life.
In some cases, the support may be largely emotional and social, providing platonic companionship and engaging in conversation, games a...
Many people value their independence, but daily tasks that used to be routine can become increasingly difficult with advanced age or illness. Aspects of daily life such as personal care, taking medication, cleaning the house, preparing meals and running errands directly influence a person’s quality of life, and a qualified in-home care provider can step in to ensure these important tasks are properly addressed.
According to a repo...
Lowering Dementia Risks – Look After Your Heart, Body, and Mind
The 2020 report of the Lancet Commission, comprising 28 leading experts in dementia, has identified 12 modifiable lifestyle risk factors that contribute to 40% of dementia cases in the world. While factors like your family history, age, and genetics are unchangeable, introducing healthy alterations in your lifestyle may help prevent or delay dementia.
Keeping Your Senior Loved One Engaged In Life
Have you observed a shift in your parents' activities or recreational pursuits as they've become older?
It's normal for older folks to change their social schedules and physical activity routines to accommodate their bodies' needs. Once active, adults may become less active as they age due to chronic pain or other problems. That’s understandable. But it still isn’t ...
E 18 The Importance of Accountability when caring for your loved one
E 17 5 Fun Activities To Improve Your Memory
Making things can help elderly individuals preserve dexterity in their hands and fingers. While creating bespoke items for the home or gifts for friends and family.
That said, crafts don't have to be complicated or expensive. Try upcycling old photo frames with paper collages, or...
The bottom line is they want to feel safe. If they do not feel safe where they are, the chances of them wandering increase tenfold at any given moment.
Making sure they feel safe and secure is the key. The slightest thing can trigger a sense of danger in a dementia patient.
The volume on the TV being too loud, the sound of a train in the middle of the night, an alarm going off, the phone ringing—all of these are things we hear on...
The complications that can arise from care transitions are multifaceted and contribute to what has come to be known as the “revolving door” of hospital readmissions.
According to research conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital—approximately 2.6 million seniors—is readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of more than $26 billion every year.
Welcome to our show Coffee With Chris sponsored by Affinity Senior Care. Our host is Chris Zayid Founder of Affinity Senior Care. Today our topic is about Adult Day Care Options Adult day care centers are designed for older individuals who need help with activities of daily living or who are isolated and lonely.
The Three Adult Day Care Options: Social Day Care, Adult Day Health Care, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Day Care.
Incontinence is a condition that is often difficult for a person to accept and deal with. Many seniors try to ignore this new development and carry on with their lives, but a head-in-the-sand approach usually draws more attention to the problem. There are ways to encourage a loved one to address this issue, but they require patience, understanding and a commitment to upholding your loved one’s dignity.
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Watching a loved one move through the stages of Alzheimer's can be one life's toughest and most heart-breaking challenges.
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