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By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on May 17, 2018

The role of a caregiver is a challenging one, and new caregivers need to prepare themselves for the changes ahead. With the right information, support, and mindset, you can meet each challenge with confidence. Here are seven tips to follow if you’re a new family caregiver.  1. Do Your Research…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on April 26, 2018

Being a caregiver can be very fulfilling. However, if you start to neglect your own health and personal goals, it can lead to burnout or unhealthy levels of stress. Here are a few ways to reduce the risk of caregiver burnout.  Know the Signs To prevent burnout, you need to…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on April 12, 2018

As researchers begin to better understand Alzheimer’s disease, they are finding there are certain risk factors associated with the condition. Alzheimer’s is not entirely preventable, but your senior loved one may be able to reduce the chances of developing it by avoiding certain known risk factors. Taking steps to lower…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on March 29, 2018

It is best to start talking about your senior loved one’s living arrangements and care options before his or her health begins to decrease. You can encourage your loved one to opt for in-home care by explaining how it works and discussing its benefits. Here are some of the reasons…