Category: Respite Care

Tips to Help Family Caregivers Manage Caregiving Related Stress

Stress is unavoidable, and actually, not necessarily a bad thing. After all, as the saying goes, “A diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well.” Yet particularly for family caregivers, the amount of stress can very quickly intensify and be frustrating, and when not handled well, bring about challenging health issues.

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How Can a Geriatric Care Manager Help My Loved One?

Family care providers realize that navigating the process of finding appropriate care resources for a senior can seem like trying to traverse the ocean in a rowboat – blindfolded, and blindsided by the buffeting waves and winds. The prospect of arriving safely and securely to your destination is fairly slim without having the appropriate tools, […]

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Dementia and Communication Strategies: Nonverbal Techniques

It can be frustrating dealing with dementia, and communication strategies may not always be successful, particularly in the middle and later stages of the disease. Brain changes impact the ability to hear, process, and respond effectively to conversations, and it’s up to us, as caregivers to implement new approaches to communicating to more successfully connect […]

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