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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 […]
October 2, 2019

Advance Care Planning: Healthcare Directives

Advance care planning is not just about old age. At any age, a medical crisis could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. […]
October 1, 2019

Why palliative care is important in cancer care

For cancer patients, it’s important to remember that the effects of cancer and its treatment can be very different from person to person. A palliative care […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Guide

Many Americans don’t want to think about the day they can no longer live independently and take care of themselves. But the truth is, 70% of […]
October 1, 2019

Long Term Care Planning Checklist: 3 Expensive Mistakes People Make

Using this long term care planning checklist can help many older Americans face reality: Knee-deep in long term care expenses that they need to drain their savings and […]