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Preparing for a Natural Disaster as a Caregiver

Preparing for a Natural Disaster as a Caregiver

The day-to-day challenges of being a caregiver are monumental as it is, but in the unfortunate event of a natural disaster they can be multiplied. For a caregiver, being prepared for a natural disaster like a tornado, earthquake or hurricane involves more than just canned food and bottled water – it requires an understanding of […]

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How Home Care Can Help 6 Common Physical Difficulties

How Home Care Can Help 6 Common Physical Difficulties

Growing older almost always comes with physical difficulties. When those challenges arise, many seniors lean on non-medical home care providers. Caregivers help seniors live more comfortably, manage existing conditions, and limit the risk of injury or illness related to their physical concerns. How Home Care Can Help 6 Common Physical Difficulties At Visiting Angels, our home […]

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What Seniors Miss Most about Home in Facility Care

What Seniors Miss Most about Home in Facility Care

Moving away from home and into a care facility can be a jarring experience for seniors. While moving to an assisted living facility or a nursing home is sometimes the only option, studies* have found that these moves can have a damaging effect on the emotional, mental, and physical well-being of seniors. What Seniors Miss Most […]

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Biggest Senior Concerns

Biggest Senior Concerns

Health and financial security is a prime concern to seniors. In a survey sponsored by the National Council on Aging, found that financial security (71% of seniors) comes ahead of staying involved with family and friends (68%) but women are even more vulnerable than men to financial matters. The study names other worrisome factors like […]

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Simple Strategies for Caregivers to Practice Self-Care

Simple Strategies for Caregivers to Practice Self-Care

Caregivers have a difficult time getting away from caregiving to take a vacation or even a spa day. However, it is critical to a caregiver’s well-being to take time for themselves and practice self-care. So, how can you work self-care into your life to preserve your well-being? I’ve rounded up 20 easy self-care activities you […]

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