Caregiver burnout

According to research, over 40 million people are in charge of senior care or take care of a chronically ill person or disabled loved one. So, whether you’re caring for someone out of love, obligation, or a sense of duty, the fact is you could be on the road to caregiver burnout, and you may…

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Alzheimer's and a healthy diet

Alzheimer’s disease usually leads to dementia and has long plagued senior citizens. Suffering from Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related diseases is a leading contributing factor to beginning senior care services. However, research suggests that a healthy diet could contribute to preventing or slowing the onset of Alzheimer’s. How can diet help our seniors stay healthy? Alzheimer’s…

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Companionship services with BlueDot Cares

No one ever says life is easy. The reality of your loved ones reaching their golden years can be bittersweet. Retirement seems to come later and later for seniors, leaving them with less time to spend with beloved sons, daughters, and grandkids. As their medical and mental needs grow, time takes its toll on your…

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Father's Day

Father’s Day is fast approaching which means it’s a great time to reconnect with the important men in your life. There are so many things you can do no matter what your budget is or how far apart you live. If you need some ideas for how to celebrate your dad, grandfather, and all the…

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Meditation for seniors and caregivers

Stress is damaging to the human mind and body. Stress releases hormones such as adrenaline to protect your body. These hormones allow your body to react quickly in the event of danger, but too much can cause chronic stress and can put your health at risk. Chronic stress can have physical effects such as chronic…

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Companionship for seniors is important

Growing up comes with wisdom, knowledge, and the sad awareness that the aging of our loved ones is unavoidable. It takes a village to raise a child, and it takes more than a few sets of hands to lead our seniors graciously into old age. Our companionship services can ease some of that stress away,…

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Senior care at BlueDot Cares

Looking at options for senior care for your aging parents? You’ll want the best – a warm, nurturing environment that offers companionship, comfort, and excellent care. BlueDot Cares is right for you! Caregivers do things like provide transportation, cook healthy meals, play games, read books aloud, write letters, and go for walks with clients. They…

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Mother's Day ideas

When springtime arrives, the sun is shining bright, and flowers are magically popping out of the earth, it’s also time to think about Mom and Grandma. Now is the perfect time to think of a special gift to make their Mother’s Day memorable. Days can get busy and can cause creativity to run low. Below…

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Art therapy for seniors

Art Therapy is a form of care that utilizes visual arts to enhance an active and satisfying lifestyle. This type of therapy started in the early 1970s. It’s since become one of the most innovative and effective senior care and community service programs available. The unique therapy helps to relax senior citizens by engaging their…

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Health benefits of senior care

The effect of taking care of senior loved ones can have on you widely depends on how you take care of yourself. If you do not have the proper support, you won’t be able to maintain your own good health. However, even if you eat healthy foods, you can benefit from more support in your…

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