Category Archives: Caregiver Resources

Different Types of Home Care Services: Here’s What You Need to Know

Did you know that there are several different types of home care workers? If you are new to home care, you may have assumed that home care just means one thing. Perhaps you envisioned home care as an experienced nurse handling all tasks that a homebound person needs, including medical care as well as cooking…
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Hurricane Health Prep

Health Prep for a Hurricane: Here’s How to Be Ready You’ve got your water, canned foods, batteries, and other items ready for hurricane season—how about health supplies? If a hurricane comes and there’s someone you’re with who has special health needs, you’ll  want to have on hand anything they may need to keep up with…
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Tips for Managing Debt

5 Tips to Manage Credit Card Debt for Older Adults You may typically think of credit cards as something used by younger consumers, but a surprising number of older adults find themselves in credit card debt. Just think of all the costs involved with life that may lead seniors to whip out credit cards to…
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Oral Health for Seniors

Why Oral Health Is So Important for Seniors—and How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy If you care for an older adult, you probably think about their heart health and brain health. You probably also make sure they see their primary care doctor at least once a year for regular checkups. Yet do you help them…
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Volunteer To Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Here Are Volunteer Opportunities to Help Those With Alzheimer’s Disease  June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, meant to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 6 million people in the U.S. and 50 million people around the world. The number of people in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to reach…
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What You Need to Know About Guardianship for Older Adults

The recently released Netflix movie “I Care A Lot” has sparked some real curiosity about what  guardianship is. In the movie, the lead character Marla Grayson manages to bilk her older adult clients out of money and assets once she is appointed as their guardian. If you care for an older adult or if you…
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