Posted on November 25, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingWhen selecting a gift for seniors, subscription boxes are the gift that keeps on giving. Arriving monthly for anywhere from three to twelve months, subscription boxes can be a warm reminder of your love long after the holidays are over. These days, there’s a subscription box for seniors for any hobby, personality, and budget.
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Posted on November 5, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingThanksgiving is a beloved American holiday where families gather together to celebrate with grateful hearts. At the top of that gratitude list is often the health of the people around you at the table.
Posted on October 28, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingEven before COVID-19, social isolation has been a serious health concern in seniors. Some researchers have called loneliness as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. But with coronavirus precautions stretching into another season, it can be hard for seniors to see a light at the end of the social distancing tunnel.
Posted on October 8, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingWhen caring for a loved one with mobility issues or a serious illness, you’ll find yourself faced with all kinds of practical challenges that you’ve never thought about before. One of these challenges is how to change a bed with someone in it.
Posted on October 3, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingCaring for a loved one with a serious illness while working outside the home can be a tough balancing act. If your role as a caregiver is causing you to be distracted at work or requires additional time off, you should speak to your human resources department about employment protection for caregivers and the resources available to you.