Author: Gavin Brown

How to Help Caregivers

Caregivers are those who offer their help to people in need. However, have you ever wondered if they need any help, and how you can help caregivers? Both full-time and family caregivers may develop a condition called burnout syndrome, which is close to depression, but yet different in its own ways. Anxiety and stress are common as well. We have already written an article about caring for caregivers, but here you will find more tips how to make their life easier. Show Your Support If you don’t know how to help caregivers, remember you can at least show that...

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Caring for Caregivers

We have written so many articles for full-time and family caregivers. However, this is the very first one targeting people around them. The act of caring for caregivers is often neglected. We must have in mind: they are not Supermen and they are probably struggling to organize their life. Anxiety and stress are quite common among caregivers. We not only need to acknowledge that, but we also need to do our best to make their life easier. Listen to Them This doesn’t mean listening to them and then turning to watch television. That’s not caring for caregivers. Give them your full...

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Choosing a Medication Reminder System

Choosing a medication reminder system is a simple task, but it is good to know what options you have and which one is the best for you. Here are the most common methods and their descriptions. Medisafe Medisafe medication reminder is a free app and the most-downloaded reminder in the Apple Store (there is an Android version as well). In this app, you can even create multiple profiles and it can keep track of your prescriptions. It is easy to use and free of charge, so check it out. PillPack PillPack is the most advanced system in this category....

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Tips for Caregivers During the Holidays

Family caregivers make sacrifices in order to help their loved ones to lead a normal life, as independent as possible. The biggest problem, however, is when they need to take a longer break and go on vacation. Sometimes vacations can be even more stressful because they worry what is going on with their loved ones. This can lead to the development of caregiver anxiety and caregiver stress, but with these simple tips for caregivers during the holidays, it doesn’t need to be that way. Plan Everything and Be Flexible If you are not spending time with your elderly during holidays,...

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Long-Distance Caregiving Tips

Do you take care of your parents from afar? Are you struggling to find the best way to help them? Being far away from someone who needs help is never easy and you must see what are your options. These several long-distance caregiving tips will help you overcome some obstacles and make your loved one’s life much easier. Should I Hire a Professional Caregiver? If you are a beginner, then read what you should do first as a long-distance caregiver. This will help you get the basics and find your feet in the new role. The first thing you...

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