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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home vs. Home Care

Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home vs. Home Care

How to choose the right living situation for your aging parent You have to consider several factors (finances, health care needs and preferences) when choosing where your aging loved one should live. Although seniors have many different living options, most people choose an assisted living facility, a nursing home or in-home care. Before making any […]

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Hygiene of a bedridden person

Hygiene of a bedridden person

Advice on Caring for Someone Bedridden Make sure that you have all the necessary items at hand before you start. Protect the bed with a special hygienic underpad before attempting to carry out the bed bath. Start the bath by washing the face, and then wash the ears and the neck. Proceed to wash the […]

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Should Family Caregivers Perform Household Chores

Should Family Caregivers Perform Household Chores

Chores can be a struggle for elderly adults. When elderly adults can’t keep up with housekeeping, or no longer wish to perform certain chores, they often turn to family members or care professionals. Some of the most common tasks seniors need help with include doing the dishes, running laundry, changing the bed, vacuuming the house, […]

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Caregiving Tips to Help Aging Parents Manage their Lives

Caregiving Tips to Help Aging Parents Manage their Lives

If you are a caregiver to your aging parent, you know that you need to be organized to juggle everything on your plate. However, did you know that it will be beneficial to everyone involved if your aging parent or loved one is also organized? Many people think that once they retire, they don’t need […]

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Seniors who have Elderly Parents

Seniors who have Elderly Parents

As life expectancy increases, it is more common than ever to find senior citizens who have elderly parents. Ideally, parents remain able to take care of themselves in their own homes. But, it is also true that many senior citizens find themselves either helping care for their elderly parent or choosing a facility that can […]

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