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8 Signs That It’s Time to Find In-Home Care

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, Senior Care

Around 34.2 million individuals provided unpaid care to persons aged 50 or older during the last twelve months. As people age, the odds of a decline in physical or cognitive health and the ability to function independently steadily increase. Some people need help sooner because of a traumatic accident or illness. So, how do you know when it’s…

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Depression After a Stroke: How Can a Caregiver Help?

By Nursing Care, Stroke Victim Care

Depression after a stroke is common, affecting approximately two-thirds of stroke patients. Stroke sufferers face not only many immediate physical challenges, but their emotional well-being is also at risk. As a caregiver, paying attention to depression and anxiety after your loved one’s stroke is important and can play a significant role in the patient’s recovery. Stroke…

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4 Essential Tips for Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

By General Health, Nursing Care

National Family Caregivers Month takes place every November. It was created in 2014 to honor family caregivers. In the US, over 65 million people provide unpaid care for an elderly, chronically ill, or disabled family member. Each caregiver spends an average of twenty hours per week providing care for their loved one. If you are a caregiver, you can…

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Assisted Living vs. Home Care: What’s the Right Decision?

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, Senior Care

Do you have an elderly family member who obviously needs daily care? If so, deciding the best way to go is probably stressful and overwhelming. Two common considerations are assisted living vs. home care. The majority of adults would naturally say they prefer to age at home in their familiar surroundings. However, many family members report that…

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