Category Archives: Caregiving

Heat Up to Cool Down Arthritis Pain!

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Many forms of Arthritis pain are commonly known to flare up significantly during the winter months. According to the National Arthritis Foundation, studies have shown that heat is an effective solution. Normal stiff, tense, and sore muscles can be relaxed and relieved with a little heat, so joints affected by arthritis pain are no different. [...]

Sunlight Simulation Solution for SAD and Low Vision!

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Light effects individuals in two major ways: it enhances our vision and it regulates our bodies’ rhythms. These rhythms impact crucial cycles like sleeping. While January is the month with the highest rate of Seasonal Affective Disorder suffering, it is also National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Even though these two conditions could not be more different, [...]

Light Therapy Lamps Successfully Treat SAD

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According to the National Alliance of Mental Health, “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression, usually in late fall and winter, alternating with periods of normal or high mood the rest of the year.” Although a staggering 16% of the people in the United States suffer from SAD, it can be [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers in 2014

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The holidays are in full effect and caregivers should start to think about their New Year’s Resolutions for 2014. Take some time to think about changes and adjustments you can make for the new year to simplify and maximize your caregiving. As we all know, there is more to caregiving than just the proper home [...]

Holiday Caregiving: Saving Traditions and Starting New Ones!

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Caregiving during the holidays can be stressful and difficult. Regardless of holiday caregiver stress, the holidays themselves will continue to arrive each year! Many caregivers find that trying to keep up with annual holiday traditions is the most difficult part. We are here to tell you that there are ways to simplify and save your [...]

National Caregiver Month: Managing Holiday Stress

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National Caregiver Month is quickly coming to a close, which means the holiday season is upon us! The holiday season brings added stress to everyone’s lives, but especially those who are caregivers. Balancing appointments, prescriptions, home healthcare supplies and a daily routine is bound to stress you out, regardless of how many holiday tunes you [...]

National Caregiver Month: Parenting Your Parent

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Caregiving for a parent is one of the common forms of caregiving. Eventually, most caregivers reach a point where they feel as though they have become their parent’s parent. It can be a confusing adjustment for everyone involved. From juggle doctors appointments, to an increase of home healthcare supplies, and taking on the daily responsibilities [...]