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Home Care for Heart Disease: My Story

It was a bright sunny morning when I innocently answered a call from a number I didn’t recognize. I was in complete shock when the voice on the other end told me that my husband Dan had suffered a heart attack and was in critical condition in the hospital. He had never complained about any [...]

By |2019-06-24T11:16:28+00:00June 24th, 2019|Caregiving|0 Comments

Caregiving, Burnout and My Mental Health

I've been a caregiver for my Dad for three years now. He needs round the clock care and I'm an only child, so there's no one else to do this job. I want to care for Dad, since I owe him so much, but that doesn't mean that it's easy. A year into caregiving, I [...]

By |2018-09-20T07:58:39+00:00September 20th, 2018|Caregiving|0 Comments

Keeping Seniors Safe All Year Long

June is National Safety Month, but safety is always a priority for families caring for a senior. Older people are especially vulnerable to accidents in the home, including burn injuries, falls and overdoses. Here’s how you can keep your home safe for your elderly loved one. […]

By |2018-06-07T10:33:28+00:00June 7th, 2018|Caregiving, Safety|0 Comments

Celebrate Earth Day with Your Elderly Loved One

If you and your family care about the environment, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to celebrate Earth Day and do a little something to help preserve our world. Earth Day may conjure up images of hours spent digging in the dirt, but there are ways to mark the day without strenuous labor. Adopt [...]

By |2018-05-17T23:53:00+00:00April 9th, 2018|Caregiving, Holidays|0 Comments