Did you know that researchers have found that a person who provides care for someone with dementia … [Read more...]
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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Statistics say that a person caring from someone with Alzheimer’s disease is twice as likely to have … [Read more...]
It just makes sense to hear, “What’s good for the heart is good for the brain.” Exercise, good … [Read more...]
Before my friend Sue Paul, The Dementia Queen, mentioned the Caregiver Strain Index to me, I hadn't … [Read more...]
In life, when presented with a difficult situation, you can either run away or fight back. Fear of … [Read more...]
Caregiver peace of mind is about ensuring that the person with Alzheimer’s is safe, happy, and well … [Read more...]
Boredom sucks and being trapped in your own home is not healthy. As the caregiver of a person with … [Read more...]
When your loved one has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, taking charge and fighting back is … [Read more...]
Probably not OK, maybe you are a healthy caregiver but chances are you are not as healthy as when … [Read more...]
Patient Care Plans - A Vital Tool for Caregiving Whether your loved one is rehabilitating, has an … [Read more...]
The emotional toll from caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have dire consequences on … [Read more...]
Being prepared when accompanying your loved one for the first time to a Dr’s appointment is … [Read more...]