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Blog Posts in 2020

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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 ...

Dec
3
How to Identify Signs of Dementia

Click here to view a Spanish translation What is dementia? As we mentioned, dementia is a term used to generally describe ...

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 ...

Oct
29
Assistive Technologies

Click here to view a Spanish translation Assistive technologies are devices created with the intention to make the lives of ...

Oct
22
Caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's

Click here to view a Spanish translation Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible progressive brain disorder that slowly ...

Oct
15
What is a Family Caregiver?

Click here to view a Spanish translation Who is a caregiver? Caregiving comes in all shapes and sizes. At some point in our ...

Oct
1
Saying Yes to Offers for Help

How do you respond when someone asks, “Is there anything I can do?” More likely than not, your response is, ...

Sep
24
Respite Care: Taking Care of Caregivers

Click here to view a Spanish translation Respite Care: Taking Care of Caregivers Providing care for an elderly or disabled ...

Sep
10
Emotional Health for Caregivers: Self-Care Resources

Click here to view a Spanish translation Caregiving is a full time job of giving to the ones we love. Often, there is not ...

Aug
27
Developing and Managing Advance Directives

Click here to view a Spanish translation As a Caregiver, you want to do everything you can to honor the choices of your loved ...

Aug
13
Caregiving During COVID-19

Click here to view a Spanish translation Even with the most comprehensive Emergency Preparedness checklist, no one could have ...

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