virtual activities

Since the COVID-19 crisis began, families have been practicing social distancing. Still, there are many ways to connect with your loved ones from afar. For instance, there are many virtual activities you can do with your loved ones. Try Video Conferencing There are online conferencing programs that you can download for free. These programs allow…

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encouraging loved ones

Many counties and states issued stay at home orders to protect the community from COVID-19. Seniors often experience anxiety and depression when they live alone. Older individuals with mobility challenges also struggle with daily tasks. Consider these tips for encouraging loved ones while stuck at home. Suggest Meal Preparation Services Seniors with chronic health problems…

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staying in touch during quarantine

Staying in touch during quarantine is important, but it is especially crucial when it comes to your loved ones, like elderly parents or grandparents. Many older citizens might already feel isolated because of advancing age and medical issues unrelated to COVID-19, but forcing them to give up their social life and regular routines can be…

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caring for parents during quarantine

Caring for your parents during quarantine can seem like an impossible and overwhelming task. The elderly are especially vulnerable to COVID-19, so you need to take great care when attending to them at this time. There are many tasks your elderly parent may need help with, such as making meals, cleaning the home, getting in…

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caregiver support group

According to the centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly one-quarter of adults cared for a family member in the past month. Such caregiving can quickly turn into an all-consuming endeavor with full-time hours and skyrocketing stress levels. Fortunately, a caregiver support group can help you form a community focused on caring for you. You Are…

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caregiver guilt

Guilt is a common feeling experienced by caregivers. In some cases, you may feel like you are simply not doing enough, and other times you might have concerns about not paying enough attention to non-caregiver responsibilities in your life. Here’s what you can do to manage caregiver guilt if this is something you are dealing…

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caregiver resources

When You Need Help With Your Elderly Parents It can be overwhelming to be responsible for the needs of an older family member, particularly when they have no desire to be placed in a long term care facility. Caregiver resources can be an excellent place to start to find help for your loved one, as…

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caregiver stress

Nearly 70 million Americans provide some type of care for another family member, oftentimes an older one. If you’re one of them, you know caregiving can absolutely be personally rewarding, but it can also be stressful at times. Reduce your risk of sacrificing your own health by considering the following tips for better managing caregiver…

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preventing elderly dehydration

Dehydration in seniors is an overlooked but potentially quite serious health issue. Overview Seniors often stand at an increased risk of becoming dehydrated. The primary reason for this is that an individual’s sense of thirst dissipates as they grow older. Therefore, even in circumstances where the body has lost fluid and needs replenishing, the person…

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elderly care

If you are dealing with aging parents, like many people, you may be like many people who are juggling this responsibility along with managing your own life. A full-time job may take up most of your time and energy, but you can still ensure that your loved one has the elderly care he or she…

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