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Become a caregiver for your own parents

Many adult children take care of their parents. When it comes to this event, individuals express a wide range of feelings and behaviors. When you find yourself in a position of having to care for a parent who used to take care of you, it may be embarrassing. It can

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Ask the right Caregiver questions

What do I need to know before I hire a caregiver?

In-Home care for older adults is a great way to allow them to stay in the familiar and comforting surroundings of their own homes while maintaining the quality of life through the support of a home caregiver. Many prefer elderly care Santa Barbara as opposed to a nursing home due to

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Choosing Respite Care to Assist Family Caregivers

Fulfilling the care needs of an older or disabled loved one is a physically, psychologically, and emotionally strenuous task, and it’s crucial for family caregivers to take time away to rest and relax. Choosing respite care is a way to find relief from the daily duties of caregiving, allowing family

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Prevent Caregiver Burnout With Respite Care Assistance

Taking care of an older loved one, while incredibly fulfilling, can also lead to an elevated level of caregiver stress. The full-time pressure of meeting a loved one’s care needs can very quickly escalate to turn into caregiver burnout – a dangerous concern that can lead to a loss of

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senior visits to the emergency room

Reduce Senior Visits to the Emergency Room With These Tips

Although naturally we would like to visualize enjoying a Norman Rockwell-worthy holiday gathering, with all of our loved ones spending quality time together and mom’s traditional holiday feast, the reality for countless families instead consists of something unanticipated: an E/R visit. In fact, research reveals that senior visits to the

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confused senior man - Anosognosia may occur in seniors with dementia

Combating Anosognosia in a Person with Dementia

“How could you possibly say that I have dementia? There’s not a single thing wrong with me!” If an older loved one with dementia voices sentiments like this, you may be thinking to yourself that the senior is simply in denial and not willing to admit such a difficult diagnosis.

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Alzheimer’s Care Tips During COVID-19

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is often difficult under the best of scenarios; mix in a global pandemic, one which calls for social distancing, masks, and thorough sterilization of both ourselves and our environment, and the challenge might appear insurmountable. Complete Care at Home recommends the following tactics to help reduce

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