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Spring Means Sunny Days and Sunscreen

By Kevin Bilderback | Apr 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Spring Means Sunny Days and Sunscreen
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Warmer temperatures and longer days makes spring the perfect time to get out of the house. After the long stretch of winter, this could be a refreshing and rejuvenating time to change up your parents routine, head outside, and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities together. Not only is this fantastic for their mental and…

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How Home Care Aides Make Washing Hair Easier

By Kevin Bilderback | Apr 10, 2018 | Comments Off on How Home Care Aides Make Washing Hair Easier
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Melissa is her elderly mother’s family caregiver and it’s taken some adjusting and compromise for them both. One of the battles Melissa faces with her mother happens to be with bathing and washing her hair. Her mother resists it constantly and gets extremely upset whenever Melissa suggests it. Her personal hygiene is suffering and Melissa…

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April is National Pet Month: What Are the Benefits of Having a Pet?

By Kevin Bilderback | Apr 3, 2018 | Comments Off on April is National Pet Month: What Are the Benefits of Having a Pet?
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A fuzzy, fun loving dog. A snuggly, purring cat. Colorful fish in a tank. No matter what kind of pet your aging relative has, this is the month to celebrate them. April is National Pet Month, a time to reflect on how good it is to have a pet. You might be aware that your…

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How Can I Help My Elderly Relative Improve Digestion?

By Kevin Bilderback | Mar 27, 2018 | Comments Off on How Can I Help My Elderly Relative Improve Digestion?
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The most obvious signs of aging are external, such as wrinkles and grey hair. However, age affects the body internally as well, and many elderly adults notice changes there as well. The digestive system is one area that is greatly impacted with age because it slows down and decreases in efficiency. Elderly adults that have…

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How Can You Cope with the Emotional Demands of Caregiving?

By Kevin Bilderback | Mar 20, 2018 | Comments Off on How Can You Cope with the Emotional Demands of Caregiving?
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Caregiving demands an awful lot out of you and if you’re not careful, those demands can take a toll. Having some good self-care routines in place can help quite a bit. If you’re not already doing some of these things, you might want to reconsider. Set Aside Time to Relax Every Day Whether you’re taking…

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Meaningful Modifications to Your Parent’s Living Area to Reduce Fall Risk

By Kevin Bilderback | Mar 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Meaningful Modifications to Your Parent’s Living Area to Reduce Fall Risk
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Falling is a very serious risk for elderly adults. Each year throughout the United States there are more than 29 million falls involving older adults over the age of 64. Many of these falls result in trips to the emergency room, extended hospitalizations, and serious injuries that can have lasting negative effects on the senior.…

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BlueDot Cares to Host Career Fair Event

By Kevin Bilderback | Mar 9, 2018 | Comments Off on BlueDot Cares to Host Career Fair Event
BlueDot Cares to Host Career Fair Event

BlueDot Cares is hosting a career fair event focusing on the South Carolina area! Recruiting CNAs to fill a variety of roles throughout Rock Hill, Fort Mill, Tega Cay, York, and Lancaster. Bluedot is a locally owned agency growing in the South Carolina market and is looking for CNAs to grow with them. The event…

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Is There a Balance You and Your Senior Can Reach with Home Care?

By Kevin Bilderback | Mar 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Is There a Balance You and Your Senior Can Reach with Home Care?
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The first time you bring up home care services with your aging adult, she may not be excited about the idea. You may know what they can do for you and your elderly family member, but that doesn’t mean that she’s up to speed on why this is a good solution. Finding a balance with…

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How Many Seniors Have a Vitamin D Deficiency?

By Kevin Bilderback | Feb 27, 2018 | Comments Off on How Many Seniors Have a Vitamin D Deficiency?
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It’s recommended that people over the age of 70 get 800 IU of vitamin D each day. According to the CDC, in 2012, between 3 and 31 percent of adults had a vitamin D deficiency. In that range, the deficiencies were lowest in non-Hispanic Caucasian adults and highest in non-Hispanic African-American adults. Vitamin D helps…

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Better Sleep Makes You a Better Caregiver

By Kevin Bilderback | Feb 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Better Sleep Makes You a Better Caregiver
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If you’re not sleeping well it’s likely difficult for you to get through the demands of your day as a caregiver. Troubleshooting your sleeping problems can fix a host of other problems for you, too. Let Go of Worrying, if Possible It isn’t always easy to let go of worrying, but if you want to…

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