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Winter Blues? Seasonal Affective Disorder Solutions!

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Are you struggling for energy during the winter months? Do the “Winter Blues” have you down? This may be a sign that you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a form of depression that is attributed to the lack of sunlight during the winter months. You are not alone! Every winter, nearly 15% of the population [...]

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 [...]

Healthy Caregivers Have Happier Holiday Seasons!

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Every year people are moving at such a fast pace during the holidays and tend forget a few common measures to prevent illnesses during the most wonderful time of the year. Caregivers are not immune to this common mistake. Follow these guidelines to keep yourself as healthy as possible during this holiday season! Remember, Caregivers [...]

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: Caregiving for a Child

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Caregiving for a child is very different from caregiving for a parent or an elderly individual. Not only are there different home healthcare supplies, but most importantly, caregiving for a child requires an extremely different approach. For National Caregiver’s Month, we’ve compiled a list of tips to aid in caregiving for your child. Consult with [...]

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 [...]

Managing Caregiver Stress

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Caregiving is a 24-hour a day job. Everything from managing prescriptions, home healthcare supplies and the day-to-day needs of a loved one can take a toll on a caregiver. In addition, many caregivers have full time jobs of their own. Due to the demands and pressure of caregiving, it’s important that caregivers know the best [...]