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Caregiver Rules for Assisting with the Self-Administration of Medications

You have known Miss Kelly for over three years, as you have been caring for her and her sister. The two of you have a special connection, so it is particularly distressing to you when you watch her slowly, over time, deteriorate because of her arthritis and heart condition. You have always aided with bathing, meal preparation, and light chores, but she has taken care of her own medications....

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Care for the Caregiver –Start the New Year Off Right

My daughter came out of school the other week carrying a purple bucket. As we walked home together with her younger sister, I had to ask:

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Choosing Caregivers for Your Senior Community: A Unique Approach

While creating an amazing website and utilizing stellar marketing techniques are important, an organization that cannot back up these innovative tools with a group of skilled and caring staff will quickly lose clientele.

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5 Standardized Assessment Tools to Determine Risk of Falls

One in three Americans over the age of 65 falls each year, according to the National Council on Aging, which makes falls the leading cause of non-fatal and fatal injuries in older adults in the nation. Falls are costly, can cause significant disability, and can decrease quality of life.

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12 Gifts of Care for the Caregiver: How to Reduce Employee Burnout

By 2024, the health and human services (HHS) industry is expected to grow 10 percent, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This reflects faster growth for all positions in HHS, ranging from health community workers to behavioral and addiction counselors and beyond. Every year, the holiday season represents one of the greatest periods of stress your staff may experience, which can spur...

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Common Respiratory Diseases for Caregivers

Respiratory Disease

Respiratory disease, or lung disease, is classified into two categories: obstructive and restrictive. Obstructive respiratory disorders are those that prevent a person from fully exhaling all of the air from their lungs. Restrictive respiratory disorders are those that prevent a person from fully expanding their lungs to fill them with air.

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Senior Caregiver Training - Safety First

Ensuring safety is one of the most important tasks a caregiver performs when providing care for an older person. Helping seniors stay safe reduces the risk for accidents, injuries, hospitalizations and even death. Unfortunately, many caregivers do not have the skills they need to ensure the safety of the people in their care. Senior caregiving training gives family members and other caregivers...

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Meeting the Dietary Requirements of Seniors - What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Although a well-balanced diet is essential for everyone, the elderly population is especially susceptible to suffering with malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies. According to a survey that was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 10 percent of the seniors living in residential communities are anemic (iron deficient). Senior care education related to diet...

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Happy National Assisted Living Week!

Happy National Assisted Living Week!

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