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Sep 1 2021

The Best Foods for Brain Health

As a caretaker for an ill or aging loved one, their cognitive decline is something you may be concerned about. Today, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect more than five million people in the United States. Cerebral health can be affected by age-related changes in the brain, injuries such as stroke or traumatic […]
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Aug 4 2021

Six Ways to Keep Your Clients Moving

Those dealing with illnesses, advanced age, or disabilities tend to be more inactive than the average person. This can cause myriad issues as those individuals rapidly lose strength and endurance and can develop early signs of insulin resistance and molecular changes related to muscle loss. Excessive sitting has now also been linked to many diseases […]
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Jul 1 2021

Summer Safety Tips for Immunocompromised and Aging Adults

Summer is in full swing; the sun is shining, the days are longer, thunder and lightning storms sweep in within seconds, and temperatures are quickly rising. After spending so much time inside during the winter and because of the pandemic, many are anxious to get outside and enjoy the season’s activities. Help to keep your […]
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Jun 1 2021

Fun Summer Activities You Can Do with Your Clients

Getting outside, feeling the sunlight on your skin, and breathing in fresh air are immediate mood-boosters. There are many ways for home health care workers to help their sick clients get out safely and enjoy the great outdoors during the summer months. Research has shown that a change in scenery will improve mental health; additionally, […]
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May 1 2021

Strategies for Staying Organized While Caregiving

Balancing care for a sick or aging loved one with other obligations and duties like child-rearing, your career, marriage, home, etc., can pose many challenges. It can feel overwhelming, exhausting, and possibly even frightening at times to be responsible for someone’s complete well-being. Creating a system for organization can greatly simplify your life and help […]
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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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