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Apr 2 2021

Spring Safety Tips for Home Health Care Workers

As we eagerly await warmer weather, it’s important to also prepare ahead of time for what the change of season brings. Along with longer days, warmer weather, and pretty blooms, springtime produces vastly changing weather conditions and allergies. You’re likely to be spending more time outdoors and experiencing greater exposure to the sun. Make sure […]
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Mar 4 2021

Balancing Being a Caregiver for Both Elderly Parents and School-Aged Children

Are you currently caring for an elderly parent(s) while also raising children? Adults facing this scenario are often referred to as being part of the “sandwich generation” and an unprecedented number of people find themselves trying to pull off this challenging balancing act. The typical parent already has to manage a home, finances, career, child-rearing, […]
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Feb 1 2021

Winter Survival Tips for Home Health Care Workers

In the dead of winter, there are myriad issues home health care workers may find themselves struggling with. Dangerous driving conditions, power outages, and winter storms make traveling more of a challenge. Darker days and chilly weather make it less possible to get outside and socialize often, which can lead to feelings of isolation or […]
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Jan 1 2021

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, especially those who serve as caregivers to immuno-compromised family members or friends. Having to navigate safe ways to engage and care for your sick loved one has become increasingly complex and often stressful. That’s why at the start of a new year, it can be helpful to […]
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Dec 8 2020

How to Help Your Clients Battle Seasonal Depression 

December brings darker days and colder weather, making it more difficult to comfortably enjoy the outdoors. It’s only natural that with less sunlight, fresh air, and fewer opportunities to socialize or partake in activities, comes a feeling of melancholy. This common sensation of despair has come to be known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or […]
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Nov 1 2020

The Best Foods to Boost Your and Your Loved One’s Immune Systems

Now that we are in the midst of cold and flu season during a worldwide pandemic, it’s more important than ever to stay healthy and strengthen your immune system, especially for sick loved ones who are already immuno-compromised. While there’s no magic supplement or food that will guarantee an illness-free winter, there are many nutrients […]
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Oct 1 2020

Important Self-Care Strategies for Home Health Care Workers

Being a home health care worker can be incredibly rewarding, but it can sometimes leave you feeling burnt out or overwhelmed. Many workers put an immense amount of time and thought into taking care of each client, but sometimes forget to take care of themselves. Investing in your emotional, mental, and physical health allows you […]
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Sep 8 2020

7 Successful Long-Distance Caregiving Strategies

Due to the pandemic, traveling has become more difficult than ever. With many travel bans, closed borders, and mandatory quarantines, visiting distant loved ones just isn’t possible for many. It can be especially disheartening not to know when these restrictions will end and when travel will again become feasible, especially for those with sick friends […]
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Aug 17 2020

Great Outdoor Activities You Can Do with Your Clients

Getting outside and breathing in some fresh air is a wonderful way for home health care workers to help improve their sick client’s mood. A change in scenery has been said to improve mental health and sunlight is an excellent source of vitamin D. Research has shown that vitamin D likely plays an important role […]
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Jul 28 2020

How to Safely Engage with Sick Loved Ones While Being Mindful of COVID-19

Covid-19 has greatly affected everyone’s social lives and activities, but no group has been as affected by this virus as those who are immuno-compromised. The anxiety and stress that comes from a worldwide pandemic, combined with the inability to engage normally with friends and family, has left many feeling lonely, depressed, and purposeless. Luckily, there […]
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