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January 6, 2020

Understanding Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life

It can be overwhelming to be asked to make healthcare decisions for someone who is dying and is no longer able to make his or her […]
December 18, 2019

How to Share Caregiving Responsibilities with Family Members

Caring for an older family member often requires teamwork. While one sibling might be local and take on most of the everyday caregiving responsibilities, a long-distance […]
December 12, 2019

Meaningful Gifts for Caregivers

The holidays can be a stressful time for virtually anyone and everyone, but perhaps none more so than caregivers as they try to get into a […]
December 10, 2019

Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Maintaining or adapting family rituals and traditions helps […]
December 5, 2019

How You Can Help Seniors Facing the Holidays Alone

Nothing is more heart-wrenching than knowing about a senior who is all alone at the holidays, either because the senior has no living relatives, or their […]
December 1, 2019

Anticipatory Grief During the Holidays

The Holidays, often touted as “the most wonderful time of the year,” can be an emotional roller coaster for caregivers and their families. The inner struggle […]
November 20, 2019

11 Unique Skills You Need to Become a Caregiver

Caregivers make a true difference in the lives of their patients and their families—but not everyone is cut out for the job. Caregivers must master a […]
November 13, 2019

Home Caregiver Tips: Fun Activities to Do With Seniors

What activities do seniors like to do? As a family caregiver or a professional caregiver, you may find that you’re doing the same daily activities over […]
October 23, 2019

Because I Care Fair

Tips and Tools Designed for Caregivers The purpose of the BIC Community Resource Fair is to raise awareness of and garner support for individuals who provide care […]