We believe every person should be able to maintain their health, independence, and choice as they age. No matter what that looks like for you or the older adult in your life, it’s possible.  Aging presents new and unique challenges. These challenges are easier to face when you understand them. However, there’s so much information…

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by Linda Frost, Chief Clinical Officer Through our Care Management program we work with many caregivers who are working hard to determine what is best for their loved one’s changing needs and abilities. If you are caring for a loved one, don’t forget to take a little time this week to care for yourself as…

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As a caregiver or family member of a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementias, you can take steps to make the home a safer place. Removing hazards and adding safety features around the home can help give your loved one more freedom to move around independently and safely. Try these tips: If you have stairs,…

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from Active Daily Living There may come a day when your loved one – perhaps a parent – will need to downsize, either due to health or because they desire hassle free living. Moving is stressful for anyone, and for older adults the need to downsize can symbolize one of the last stages of their…

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Assistive Technology (AT) is not only for people with disabilities, AT can also be for the caregiver to make their care easier. The Echo, a device that follows voice commands, could be useful as a caregiver. While  assisting your loved one, a free hand is not always available to turn on a light or for…

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There are presently more than 90 million Americans who care for family members, friends, or loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or frailties of old age, according to the Caregiver Action Network.  Caring for someone that has Alzheimer’s, dementia, or chronic illness can be one of the most difficult roles that a person can…

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Six Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving From the National Institute on Aging Anyone who is caring for a friend, relative or parent from far away can be considered a long-distanced caregiver. Whether you are helping with finances, arranging for care, or providing emotional support, long-distance caregiving can bring a host of unique challenges. Keep these tips…

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There are many ways to provide care for a loved one, all take time, love, devotion and energy. Caregivers are sometimes hard to spot as many do not identify as such. Anyone who provides assistance with activities of daily living for someone else is a caregiver. All caregivers deserve our gratitude and respect. It is…

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Becoming a caregiver for a loved one is a role most feel unequipped to fill. Whether it’s for a parent, sibling, spouse, or other friend or family member, becoming a caregiver changes the relationship dynamic and can leave you feeling confused, frustrated, overwhelmed and exhausted. Navigating this journey can feel like you are lost in…

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We believe every person should be able to maintain their health, independence, and choice as they age. No matter what that looks like for you or the older adult in your life, it’s possible.  Aging presents new and unique challenges. These challenges are easier to face when you understand them. However, there’s so much information…

Read more

by Linda Frost, Chief Clinical Officer Through our Care Management program we work with many caregivers who are working hard to determine what is best for their loved one’s changing needs and abilities. If you are caring for a loved one, don’t forget to take a little time this week to care for yourself as…

Read more

As a caregiver or family member of a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementias, you can take steps to make the home a safer place. Removing hazards and adding safety features around the home can help give your loved one more freedom to move around independently and safely. Try these tips: If you have stairs,…

Read more

from Active Daily Living There may come a day when your loved one – perhaps a parent – will need to downsize, either due to health or because they desire hassle free living. Moving is stressful for anyone, and for older adults the need to downsize can symbolize one of the last stages of their…

Read more

Assistive Technology (AT) is not only for people with disabilities, AT can also be for the caregiver to make their care easier. The Echo, a device that follows voice commands, could be useful as a caregiver. While  assisting your loved one, a free hand is not always available to turn on a light or for…

Read more

There are presently more than 90 million Americans who care for family members, friends, or loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or frailties of old age, according to the Caregiver Action Network.  Caring for someone that has Alzheimer’s, dementia, or chronic illness can be one of the most difficult roles that a person can…

Read more

Six Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving From the National Institute on Aging Anyone who is caring for a friend, relative or parent from far away can be considered a long-distanced caregiver. Whether you are helping with finances, arranging for care, or providing emotional support, long-distance caregiving can bring a host of unique challenges. Keep these tips…

Read more

There are many ways to provide care for a loved one, all take time, love, devotion and energy. Caregivers are sometimes hard to spot as many do not identify as such. Anyone who provides assistance with activities of daily living for someone else is a caregiver. All caregivers deserve our gratitude and respect. It is…

Read more

Becoming a caregiver for a loved one is a role most feel unequipped to fill. Whether it’s for a parent, sibling, spouse, or other friend or family member, becoming a caregiver changes the relationship dynamic and can leave you feeling confused, frustrated, overwhelmed and exhausted. Navigating this journey can feel like you are lost in…

Read more