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Connecting with a Confused Loved One Who is in hospice care

Connecting with a Confused Loved One Who is in hospice care Look at your loved one, talk unhurriedly, and use short sentences Give step by step clarifications while assisting with things like changing clothes, taking a bath, and exchanging bed linens Give your loved one time to respond to your statements Tell them who you […]

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How can animals help with hospice care?

How can animals help with hospice care? Pets have an age-old history of providing authentic camaraderie and displaying unreserved love for the people in their lives. This camaraderie and love forms a great emotional connection between animal and human. The connections that people share with pets can have positive outcomes: lowered nervousness and pressure, more feelings […]

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7 ideas of outdoor activities for caregivers and seniors

7 ideas of outdoor activities for caregivers and seniors Focus on activities and interests that you and the elderly person you’re caring for enjoy instead of the possible challenges that may come up. Appreciate the time you have together. Here are 7 ideas: Sporting event Fish for fun Be a tourist in your own town […]

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5 Easy Game and Puzzle Ideas for the Elderly at home

5 Easy Game and Puzzle Ideas for the Elderly in home health care When choosing a game or puzzle, make sure it will not be frustrating to the senior. It is also key to choose games, puzzles and other activities that are suitable for adults. Card games: Using playing cards with large printed numbers makes […]

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3 Habits Of Stable Caregivers

Caregiving can provide uplifting moods to the caregiver. Here are just a few: Contentment: The deed of caring for another person can be an overwhelming but satisfying opportunity.  Living in such an essential and gratifying role can offer the caregiver a sense of significance. The gift of time: In some circumstances (not all) being someone’s caregiver […]

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5 Smart Summer Tips for Seniors and Hospice patients

5 Smart Summer Tips for Seniors and Hospice patients Summer for most people is a period of joy and rest. However for seniors, the temperatures and sun can be hazardous if the appropriate provisions aren’t taken. Here are some good tips that seniors, along with their caregivers, can utilize to ensure they have an enjoyable […]

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8 Tips for a Caretaker of someone in palliative care

It is imperative to deal with your own worry and welfare as a helpful family member or friend who helps take care of a patient in palliative care. So how does a caretaker look after themselves in grief?  That hinges on you. Here are some tips to help you get started: Be reasonable about how […]

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3 Steps for Supporting Grieving Family and Friends: Support vs. Comfort

What is the difference?  Well, comfort suggests a longing to free someone from their pain and make them feel a smaller amount of sadness, while support suggests a longing to offer assistance. Over time you’ve probably become good at the comfort part (we all have), so when you approach someone who is grieving your first inclination may be to […]

10 Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

What Are the Symptoms of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a broad term for the loss of memory functions or other mental capabilities that affect your daily life. You or a loved one may be developing early onset AD if you experience any of the […]

10 Essential Steps for Dealing With Grief

Dealing with grief – Grieving is not an easy process and everyone mourns in their own way. Some are open and communicative about their feelings; others are reserved and introverts. Also, depending on the day, you could be a mixture of both. The vital thing is to heal, to be able to get up every […]