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  • Five Common Topics Seniors Are Nervous to Talk About As the caregiver of an elderly loved one, you hope that your loved one is comfortable talking to you about anything that concerns him. But the truth is, many older generation folks have a hard time talking about sensitive subjects. It can be that they were raised to never ... Continue Reading
  • Who’s On Your Mom’s Support Team? After her cancer diagnosis, your mom starts treatments immediately. You’re supporting her as much as you can, but you can’t stop working. You can’t afford to go without an income for the next few months. At moments like these, your mom needs a strong support team. Who should ... Continue Reading
  • 4 Signs Of Family Caregiver Burnout May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s a great time for family caregivers to focus on their own mental health. Taking care of a senior parent with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or other medical challenges like disabilities after a stroke or heart attack can be tough ... Continue Reading
  • How To Convince Your Senior To Take Their Medication As the primary caregiver to your parents, you may be struggling to get them to take medications from the doctor each day. This can be for several reasons, maybe the pills are too big, maybe they need to be taken with food and your senior isn't hungry, or they hate drinking ... Continue Reading
  • Are You Making Caregiving More Difficult for Yourself? Too many family caregivers needlessly complicate their caregiving journey. You may worry too much about what you’re doing and whether you should be doing something else or you could be having negative feelings around having help. The reality is that there’s no right or wrong ... Continue Reading