Category Archives: Caregiver Resources

4 Ways to Help Provide Relief for Caregivers

If you are caring for a sick or older family member—or if you know someone who is—then you likely experience a roller coaster of emotions. You may feel stressed devoting so much time to your loved one in addition to work or other family responsibilities, but you also may feel grateful you can provide so…
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6 Tips to Prepare Your Older Relative for the New Year

Take a minute to think about what you do to get ready for the new year. Make new year’s resolutions? Get some house organizing done? Make special plans to see relatives or friends you don’t get to see often? Set that dentist appointment you’ve been procrastinating?   Well, all of those kinds of tasks also…
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Here’s How a Geriatric Care Manager Helps Your Older Loved Ones

With the aging of the U.S. population—the number of those 65 and older will double by 2030 compared to 2000—it should be no surprise that there’s a greater demand for experts who are knowledgeable in care for the elderly.   It can be overwhelming for adult children to manage an older parent (or other relative)…
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What to Look for When Choosing a Senior Care Facility, Pt. 2

The Secure Aging team interviewed Michelle Williams, Communications Specialist at Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life, to discuss the benefits of senior care facilities and when families should start planning. This is the second part of a two part series about senior care facilities here. Learn more about choosing the right care facility for your…
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What to Look for When Choosing a Senior Care Facility, Pt. 1

There comes a point in time when aging loved ones can no longer care for themselves. Families will begin to consider moving them into a senior care facility. We have outlined some of the important factors to consider when choosing a facility for your loved one. This article is part one of a two part…
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