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Recent Posts in Caregiving Guidance Category

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Jul
21
Effects of Sleep Deprivation on a Stressed-out Caregiver

Click here to view a Spanish translation It may sound unrealistic to think about getting a full 8 hours of sleep each night ...

Jul
15
Understanding anxiety and depression in seniors

Click here to view a Spanish translation Over 2 million (of the 34 million) adults over the age of 65 suffer from some form ...

Jul
8
How to Tell if Aging in Place Is an Option

Click here to view a Spanish translation As we get older, most of us have a dream of aging in place - i.e. staying in our ...

Jul
1
How to Create a Care Plan

Click here to view a Spanish translation Becoming a family caregiver is a notoriously difficult task. This role’s ...

Jun
23
What is the Conversation Project?

Click here to view a Spanish translation The Conversation Project is an initiative of the Institute for Healthcare ...

Jun
17
20 Practical Tips for Finding Residential Care

Click here to view a Spanish translation There may come a time in your caregiving journey that the most loving and ...

Jun
10
Glossary of Terms: Legal Planning for Incapacity

Click here to view a Spanish translation Facing a disabling health condition is a terrifying prospect - one that raises a lot ...

May
28
Caregiving with Siblings

Click here to view a Spanish translation If your parents need help to maintain independence, it can be both a source of ...

May
13
Community Care Options

Click here to view a Spanish translation As a family caregiver, you have a lot on your plate. There are endless daily tasks ...

May
6
Finding an Attorney for Estate Planning

Click here to view a Spanish translation Before you or a loved one is faced with a life-limiting illness or cognitive ...

Apr
29
Controlling Frustration for Caregivers

Click here to view a Spanish translation While the experience of caregiving is rewarding in many ways, there is no denying ...

Apr
22
Making a Rest and Renew Activity List

Click here to view a Spanish translation Most caregivers do an outstanding job of caring for their loved one. However, many ...

Apr
8
50 Pleasurable Activities for Caregivers

As a family caregiver, you may frequently feel overwhelmed or exhausted. The act of caregiving alone puts a lot of weight on ...

Feb
18
Home Safety - How to keep your loved one safe at home

Click here to view a Spanish translation Caring for someone within their home or your own is a great way to maintain comfort ...

Feb
4
Stages of Caregiving

Click here to view a Spanish translation Caregiving is more often than not an unexpected role borne of necessity. It’s ...

Jan
28
Caregiver Mental Health

Click here to view a Spanish translation Family caregivers are often at a higher risk for mental health illness than the ...

Jan
21
Can I Get Paid To Be a Caregiver?

Click here to view a Spanish translation Can I Get Paid to be a Caregiver in Orange County? The short answer is, maybe. ...

Jan
14
Socially Distanced Activities with your Care Recipient

Click here to view a Spanish translation Social distancing has become the buzzword of the last year, and with good reason. ...

Jan
4
Caregiving for Someone Who Doesn't Live Nearby

Click here to view a Spanish translation Family caregiving is an official term that recognizes the informal (unpaid) ...

Dec
28
Caregiving During the Holidays

Click here to view a Spanish translation The holidays for many caregivers are a season of joy and excitement - an opportunity ...

Dec
17
Preparing for a Doctor's Visit

Click here to view a Spanish translation As a caregiver, you are often asked to coordinate, offer transport to/from, and ...

Dec
10
Connecting with your Care Recipient

Click here to view a Spanish translation Caregiving for a loved one comes with no manual. More often than not, you’re ...

Nov
19
Caregiving as a Millennial

Click here to view a Spanish translation Millennials are emerging as the next generation of family caregivers in California. ...

Nov
13
Should I Join a Caregiver Support Group?

Click here to view a Spanish translation Caregivers offering support to an ailing or aging loved one are faced with an ...

Nov
5
What is Palliative Care? A Caregiver's Guide.

Click here to view a Spanish translation Palliative care (often also called “supportive care”) is a type of ...

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