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6 Ways to Show Support for the Caregiver in Your Life

6 Ways to Show Support for the Caregiver in Your Life

“Let me know how I can help,” is a phrase that is often said to caregivers. Obviously, it comes from a place of compassion and kindness – but even the idea of thinking of something for someone to help them with can be too much work for a stressed out, ...
Considering a Move for Your Loved One? Now Is the Time.

Considering a Move for Your Loved One? Now Is the Time.

Alicia Seaver is the Vice President of Memory Care Operations for EPOCH Senior Living and a Certified Memory Impairment Specialist. Every month, she addresses a specific issue related to memory loss and memory care. If you’re interested in learning about ...
Learning How to Ask for Help When Caregiving Becomes Tough

Learning How to Ask for Help When Caregiving Becomes Tough

Being a caregiver to a senior loved one with dementia is a meaningful and important role – but it’s also incredibly difficult. “Many caregivers have this desire to do it all and handle every aspect of their loved one’s health and care,” says Erica ...
8 Tips for a Successful Telemedicine Appointment for Seniors

8 Tips for a Successful Telemedicine Appointment for Seniors

Trekking to the doctor’s office may soon be – at least, in some instances – a thing of the past. Telemedicine – the practice of caring for patients when the physician and patient aren’t physically together – isn’t a new technology. It’s been used for ...
10 Immunity-Boosting Tips for Seniors

10 Immunity-Boosting Tips for Seniors

Staying healthy and making sure your immune system is in tip-top shape has never seemed more important – especially for individuals age 65 and older. “COVID-19 has highlighted, more than ever, the importance of taking health precautions and doing ...
9 Dementia Care Activities During Social Distancing

9 Dementia Care Activities During Social Distancing

If you’re a caregiver to someone with a form of dementia, you may already be struggling with feelings of isolation. Now that it’s recommended that we “social distance” for the health of ourselves and our aging loved ones, dementia caregivers may be left ...
How to Maintain Mental Health and Wellness While Caregiving

How to Maintain Mental Health and Wellness While Caregiving

If you’re a caregiver, you’ve probably heard ad nauseum people saying, “you have to care for yourself in order to be the best caregiver possible!” Well, you’re going to hear it again – because it’s true. “Being a caregiver is exhausting, especially if ...
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