Simple Health Changes For Caregivers

03. January 2018 Health 0
Simple Health Changes For Caregivers
Health Changes Caregivers Can Make Today For Their Overall Health   If you are looking for ways to improve your health but are overwhelmed about how much time it will take or how expensive it will be, I’m here to help! I know that as a caregiver, you don’t have a lot of time or ...

Choosing The Right Doctor For Your Aging Parent

20. December 2017 Health 2
Choosing The Right Doctor For Your Aging Parent
The Importance Of The Doctor/Patient Relationship For Your Aging Parent   One of the little known challenges with aging is that your doctor is also aging. At a certain point, your doctor that you know and trust will retire. Many of my clients encountered that issue and it was extremely hard for them to find ...

A Caregiver’s Wellness To Do List

06. December 2017 Health 0
A Caregiver’s Wellness To Do List
A To Do List To Help Caregivers Make Themselves A Priority   When we are busy, one of the first things to go is self-care and health maintenance. There are only a few hours in the day and if you are a caregiver, you know those hours get filled very quickly with tasks to do ...

Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support

30. August 2017 Health 1
Where Caregivers Can Turn For Emotional Support
Handling the Emotional Side of Caregiving   Most caregivers step up to the plate because they love their caree. Sometimes, the process of becoming a caregiver is slow as a parent begins the aging process and other times it happens quickly due to a fall or illness. One thing that many caregivers don’t anticipate is ...

Depression and Caregiving

26. July 2017 Health 0
Depression and Caregiving
How to Handle Depression When You Are A Caregiver   While being a caregiver doesn’t automatically lead to depression, depression can happen when you are a caregiver. Caregiving is a stressful situation filled with many emotional challenges. It isn’t surprising that caregivers can go through depression, even if you’ve never struggled with depression before.   ...

Is Your Aging Parent Eating Well?

15. March 2017 Health 0
Is Your Aging Parent Eating Well?
  Ensure Your Aging Parent Has A Balanced Diet   If your aging parent lives alone, there is a chance that he or she is not getting proper nutrition. As we get older, our appetite decreases. If your aging parent is also dealing with health or depression issues, they may not have the energy or ...

How Caregivers Should Handle Hospitalization

16. February 2017 Health 1
How Caregivers Should Handle Hospitalization
  Questions for Caregivers and Preparation for the Return Home   Hospitalization can be stressful to both the caregiver and the caree. The fact that your loved one was sick enough to require hospitalization is upsetting. Dealing with doctors, nurses and uncertainty is stressful. Not knowing what to expect when you get home is overwhelming. ...

Caregiving When You’re Sick

03. November 2016 Health 0
How to Care for Someone Else When You Don’t Feel Well       Cold and flu season are in full effect. Hopefully, you’ve already gotten a flu shot to protect you and your caree and are taking precautions to keep yourself healthy. Even if you’re keeping up on germ reduction, unfortunately, caregivers are at ...

Eat for Your Brain Health

26. October 2016 Health 0
Food That Enhances Brain Function       As we age, our cognitive function can decline. You don’t have to allow this to happen. There are things you can do to improve brain function, from doing regular brain challenges to exercise and diet changes.   Here are some foods to include in your diet to ...