Posted on May 28, 2019 in Caregiving TipsA stroke is an interruption of the blood supply to the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel is either blocked by a clot or if that blood vessel bursts. The effects of a stroke can vary greatly depending on the type of stroke, the severity, the location, the number of strokes, and the amount of time before treatment is received.
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Posted on May 9, 2019 in Caregiving TipsEvery year, we celebrate Mother’s Day, honoring our mothers for all the love and care they provided to us. But for many families, this is a time of sadness as they face the realities of serious illness, provide care, and prepare to say goodbye to a mother in their life.
Posted on May 2, 2019 in Caregiving TipsThere are many special moments in life that are best shared with family members and loved ones. From graduations and weddings to milestone birthdays and other special announcements, it’s these types of occasions that so often bring families together.
Posted on April 3, 2019 in Caregiving TipsSelf-determination is the important personal right of individuals to make decisions for themselves about where and how to live, how they spend their money, whether to receive medical treatment, and what type of medical treatment that should be.
Posted on March 1, 2019 in Caregiving TipsWhen a loved one is terminally ill, it can feel overwhelming to be responsible for keeping the rest of their family and friends updated on their situation. Texting and calling each person individually every time there’s a change in the patient’s condition takes a lot of time and energy — both of which you might already be lacking due to the toll that grief and caregiver burnout can take on a person.