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August 12, 2019

Thrive, Don’t Just Survive!

There’s more than one way to avoid burnout.  For this blog, we define burnout as the perception that you cannot change your environment and thus have […]
August 9, 2019

What is pet therapy?

Pet therapy is a guided interaction between a person and a trained animal. It also involves the animal’s handler. The purpose of pet therapy is to […]
August 9, 2019

Caregivers Can Be Abused, Too

An appalling number of vulnerable care recipients are abused, exploited and neglected by professional caregivers and even family caregivers. A 2015 article on the topic estimated […]
August 8, 2019

The Healing Power of Music

For Alzheimer’s patients, music can be good medicine Music can improve the mood of those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and boost cognitive skills. “I’ve been a […]
August 7, 2019

Do You Know How a Living Will Works?

Shirley Rees had told her children not to take any “heroic measures” if she ever became seriously ill. But it was only when doctors discovered kidney […]
August 7, 2019

10 Things to Remember on Purple Heart Day

Serving in the United States military is an honor. Serving in the United States military in combat is a distinction few achieve. Even among combat veterans, […]
August 6, 2019

10 Healthy Habits for Seniors

Dental check-ups, medications, physicals – the list of a senior’s health needs go on. Not to mention, a caregiver’s health may suffer in the midst of putting a […]
August 1, 2019

Caregiver Stress and Burnout

Tips for Regaining Your Energy, Optimism, and Hope The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel that you’re in over your head or […]
July 15, 2019

10 Questions to Ask When You Become a Caregiver

Across the country, 40 million adults serve as caregivers for loved ones, according to the AARP. Ten million of those caregivers are millennials, and a majority […]