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What Are the Mental and Physical Health Effects of Family Caregiving?
Jul25

What Are the Mental and Physical Health Effects of Family Caregiving?

Did you know that according to the Family Caregiver Alliance, caregivers are susceptible to developing depression, anxiety, and a variety of other mental illnesses? Family caregiving is a stressful and overwhelming job. These stressful environments cause family caregivers to engage in harmful behaviors. As a matter of fact, there are multiple mental and physical health effects of family caregiving. As a new caregiver, keep reading to...

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Caregiving 101: 5 Skills Every Caregiver Should Have
Jun30

Caregiving 101: 5 Skills Every Caregiver Should Have

Caregivers are the foundation of elder care. However, the job of a caregiver can be stressful and emotional, especially if you are the primary caregiver to a loved one. If you are new to caregiving, the transition can be difficult. Despite this, whether you are a new caregiver or looking for a caregiver, there are various skills that a caregiver should develop in order to be the best that s/he can be. Here at SeniorCaring we have...

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Life as an Informal Caregiver | How to Succeed
Mar14

Life as an Informal Caregiver | How to Succeed

Becoming an informal caregiver isn’t always something most people plan ahead for. Right now there are more than 34.2 million Americans providing unpaid care for a person at least 50 years or older, with 15.7 million caring for adults with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. This can mean spending time in a loved one’s home, or even having them move in, yet it is certain that caregiving can quickly become a full-time...

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New Technology Improvements to At-Home Senior Care
Jan20

New Technology Improvements to At-Home Senior Care

Health care is an ever-growing force of improvement, especially when it comes to new at-home care. Technology improvements are entering the everyday lives of millions of people both young and old. More Americans are adopting the use of technology and bringing devices such as smartphones, smart televisions, and wireless voice responders into their homes for personal use. But what can be done with the technological advances to help...

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So You Want to Become a Caregiver?
Dec12

So You Want to Become a Caregiver?

There are many joys of caregiving, and that is the reason many people opt to become a caregiver. You get the opportunity to care for a parent or relative that may have cared for you as a child. You also are helping a senior live a high-quality of life and age with dignity. These are all great reasons to become a caregiver. Before making that choice there are a variety of factors that you should consider. To help out, we’ve...

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