Author: Samuel Wilkinson

The Real Benefits of Home Health Care Services

There comes a moment for all of us when it’s time to care for our aging parents. Some people take this obligation lightly, and consider putting both mom and dad in a retirement home to be a permanent solution. Many are forced to do so because of health issues, safety concerns, and rocky financial situations. What they don’t see is that this health care option can be more of a disadvantage, especially financially. Healthcare can be expensive for seniors. But there are always other options. Before jumping to a retirement home as a solution, or any other semi-independent living...

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Caregiver Frustration and How To Cope With It

Caregiver frustration. Yes, this is a thing – and a grave matter at that. When you are a caregiver, you find yourself in many complicated and overwhelming situations. Since tending to someone’s needs can be fulfilling, but can also create a lot of negative energy, the experience leaves you feeling drained and lost. Encountering severe frustration as a caregiver is one of those issues that needs to be dealt with immediately. It can affect both personal and professional relationships. You should avoid it at all cost, and here’s how. Avoid Caregiver Frustration By Keeping Emotions In Line The easiest...

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7 Essential Tips for a Caregiver With a Full-Time Job

Many caregivers in the world have a full-time job. But it can prove difficult at times to be entirely dedicated to your career, while still providing the best care possible. The pressure to keep up with both duties can be immense. Just giving your best, or even trying your best, can seem impossible. Sometimes you can’t be at two locations at once, and you can’t always ask friends for help. Being a top-notch caregiver with a full-time job can be done, however. Here are seven tips on how to cope with it. How to Be a Caregiver with a Full-Time...

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Long Distance Caregiving – Q&A

Long distance caregiving is a concern for many. People often spend holidays with their loved ones, but during this time of year, despite all the joy, still a few questions emerge. People always wonder – can their loved ones who come in at a certain age stay alone? Do they have the ability to take care of themselves? Numerous older adults need more caregiving than it was the case in previous years. That kind of situation sometimes arrives unexpectedly, and it can cause problems for all parties involved. The extra burden is on the elderly family member, primarily because...

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Caregiving Question Number One, and Its Importance

Asking questions is never easy, but it can be simple. It needs to be simple. However, there is one caregiving question in the industry that cannot be easily answered. “How, by better serving yourself, can you adequately help others?” How to Find the Answer The answer to this question lies in the deeds and actions we take. From the start, our efforts need to be helpful both to the person we care for and to ourselves. In providing the right answer, caregivers can deliver better service to their clients, their own families, and also their state of mind, creating...

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