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Elderly Home Care

April 20, 2011

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According to statistics, almost a third of the population in the United States is minimally qualified as elderly. And around 58% of those living in the community are in need for elder care. These staggering figures show that elderly care is a universal need. Elderly home agencies provide home care services for family’s  that are […]

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How Do You Know You Need a Caregiver for Your Parent?

March 13, 2011

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There may come a day… you might have seen it coming for a while, or it might hit you out of the blue… when you suddenly realize that your parents are no longer as capable of living independently as they’d always been. This is not easy to digest – the parents that raised you, no […]

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Solutions for Caregiving for the Elderly

March 10, 2011

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You have been your mother’s or father’s caregiver for a few years now. She or he is doing fine. You helped her through her or his grief and depression, when their loved one spouse passed away. Between the two of you have a settled into a routine that works. Here is the issue you are […]

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When The Burden For Care Becomes Overwhelming

February 24, 2011

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When a parent or a family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, family life becomes chaotic. Life, as you once knew it is not the same. You live in a routine of stress and anxiety each and everyday. If you also have your own family life and job, the burden and stress is one hundred […]

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The Challenge of Care Giving

February 17, 2011

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The news of terminal or chronic illness can be devastating to family and friends. At the time of diagnosis every family feels alone. They may not know of anyone else who has this illness. They are often numb and disbelieving as Peggy was when she found out her 56yr-yr old sister had Celiac Disease. Sue, […]

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Daily Care Notes

February 15, 2011

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Client Name:  ____________________ Date:  ________ Caregiver Name:  _______________________________ Arrival Time:__________   Departure Time:  _________ Health & Hygiene Transfer from bed to chair Bathroom Visit Assistance Catheter Care/Diaper Change Shower/Bed Bath Hair care Skin Care/Lotion Nail Care Dental Care Medication Reminder Exercise Routine Nutrition Grocery Shopping/Meal Plan________________________ Meal Preparation_________________________________ Set-up Meal Assisted with Feeding Feeding Tube Care

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