caregiver Archives - Hospice of the North Coast
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 5, 2019

February is American Heart Month. Tips for Better Heart Health

Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So show it some TLC. Making small changes in your habits can make a real […]
January 9, 2019

End-of-Life Conversations Can Bring You and Loved Ones Closer

If the opportunity presents itself, honor the person by listening Before his mother, Dee Dee, died from emphysema in 2009, Larry Sernovitz spent a lot of […]
December 27, 2018

8 Ways to Relieve Caregiver Anxiety and Improve Well-being

Anxiety increases stress and decreases well-being There’s a lot to worry about when you’re caring for an older adult. That anxiety can pump up your stress […]
December 18, 2017

When Is Extra Care the Right Choice?

Caregiving is often nothing short of exhausting, and depending on how your support system is structured, caring for an ill patient, particularly a hospice patient, can […]