Category: Caregiving

Newfound Hope for Dementia Caregivers Inspired by The 36-Hour Day

Although we all realize our parents will eventually need our help, we never really know when or how quickly they…

Don’t Let Caregiving Give Way to Compassion Fatigue

‘Care’ is the root of caregiving. For seniors aging in place, caregivers devote time and energy — perhaps assisting with…

The ‘Do-it-Yourself Vaccine’: Handy Reminders for Infection Prevention

National Hand Washing Awareness Week Disease prevention takes collaborative effort. If you avoid getting sick, you can help avoid getting…

Spotlight on Family Caregivers This Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month Alzheimer ’s Disease is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. This condition…

ValuableCaregiver Training Boosts Patient Safety and Capability

Residential in the Real World Improving mobility is a slow, strenuous process. Gains are small and incremental, and patients can…

Health News Round-Up: Cracking Down on Added Sugars

The Skinny on Limiting Sugar We’ve been warned about the dangers of consuming too much sugar, but now the FDA…

Compassionate Storytelling Uncovers the Value of Caregiver Self-Care

Book of the Month: August 2015 As seniors age or their health declines, caregivers juggle many emerging needs for their…

Health News Round-Up: Even With a Cart, Golf Is Serious Exercise

Cart-Aided Golf Still Packs a Workout Ample fresh air and a moderate walking pace make golf feel like leisure, but…