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COVID-19 Guide for Household Members, and Caregivers

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Recommended precautions for household members, patients and caregivers in a non-healthcare setting of patient with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a patient under investigation. H...

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Respite Care

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As the magnificent colors of Spring are blooming and Summer is approaching, I’d like to talk to you about Respite Care.  While this is the time of year when many are planning their vacations, car...

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Bath Time For Your Alzheimer’s Patient

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Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is one of the most difficult things you can do. Bathing an Alzheimer’s patient can be particularly challenging. It involves a lot of energy, time and patience....

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Baby Boomer Caregivers

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Over 30 million Baby Boomers are caregivers, providing countless hours of assistance to elderly parents at no charge. It is estimated that, using average hourly wages, the total amount of this uncompe...

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Promoting Emotional Well-Being in Seniors

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Caregiving is not just about tending to physical health, there is an obligation to help with emotional and mental health as well. It’s important to know how to tend to emotional well-being to optimize...

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Caregivers: Tips for Dressing Loved Ones

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One very common caregiving task is helping someone get dressed. This is a personal activity and it can be stressful to both the caregiver and his or her loved one. We hope some of the tips below can h...

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Relaxation Tips for Caregivers

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Caregiver burnout is when a caregiver experiences anxiety, fatigue, and physical ailments related to their caregiving duties. Caregivers of all varieties, from nurses to family volunteers, are at risk...

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Legal Documents Family Caregivers Should Have

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Family caregivers are responsible for taking care of their older loved ones. Occasionally this responsibility may require legal documentation to help make care easier. Having the following documents o...

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Ways to Stay Connected When Providing Care

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Communication is important for caregiving. Everyone involved in providing aid needs to be on the same page. It’s also important to stay in touch with the person receiving the aid. Physical distance an...

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Benefits of Having a Caregiver

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Oftentimes, retirees resist the idea of having a caregiver. They imagine their independence being stripped away from them. However, having a caregiver does not mean that. There are positive benefits f...

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