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Maintaining your health and balance while caring for a loved one
The job of caregiving can be painstaking, and without proper management, will put your own health at risk. Whether caring for someone with a chronic illness, or during rehabilitation, your success starts with education. You don’t have a boss to turn to for mentoring, or an established team to help you. It’s up to you to take care of yourself, learn about the disease and successful coping systems. We hope these articles help guide you to protect your own well-being while being the best caregiver possible for your loved one.
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Adapting to the changing needs of the person with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and dealing with … [Read more...]
Contributing Writer: Maryann Makekau, founder Hope Matters Never before have I been so focused on … [Read more...]
Be a Smart Shopper Planning ahead can help you choose healthy foods when you shop. It can also help … [Read more...]
We all have stress in our lives. Whether your stress comes from providing care for another person, … [Read more...]
Contributing Writer: Vicki Kaufmann, founder CaregiverFamilies.com Stress can be a lifesaver! … [Read more...]
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A major problem a family coping with Alzheimer’s encounters is the ignorance of family, friends, and … [Read more...]
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