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  • How The Eden Alternative is Evolving
    Senior Care & Aging

    Homewatch CareGivers has a long history with The Eden Alternative®, a non-profit founded by Dr. Bill Thomas, a geriatrician and entrepreneur. At its core, The Eden Alternative’s mission to improve the lives of elders. The organization is undergoing changes ...

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  • Making Vibrancy Part of Your Life
    Senior Care & Aging

    There are several definitions for vibrant, including “exciting; stimulating; lively,” and “vigorous; energetic; vital.” What comes to mind when you think of vibrancy? Colors? A person in your life? An experience you had? It’s fun to see what words are ...

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  • Connecting to Fight Loneliness
    Senior Care & Aging

    Loneliness is a feeling that usually happens when people are actually alone, not in physical proximity to others enjoying social activities together. Some people may also feel lonely when they are with others who they don’t have a spark with or a feeling ...

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  • Spread the Holiday Feelings
    Health & Wellbeing

    It’s winter and time to be reflective as well as festive, and we’ve got the social media posts for all those feelings—joy, being cozy, celebratory and more. If you want to share your mood, please do! Click on the images below to download and then feel free ...

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  • A New Approach to the Holidays
    Senior Care & Aging

    The holidays are all about family and friends, but when it’s not possible to gather together in person it’s time to get creative and look at things from a different perspective. Get a New Attitude Because many people can feel overwhelmed during the ...

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  • Is It the Flu?
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    While certainly everyone needs to be on the lookout for flu symptoms during the fall and winter months, those who provide elder care and other types of caregiving need to be especially vigilant. For the elderly and other vulnerable populations with ...

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  • Coordinated Care
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Any kind of caregiving is going to require coordinating with other people and entities, such as doctors, therapists, insurance, maybe other family members or non-medical caregivers. “The challenges individuals face in navigating the health care and LTSS ...

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  • Caregiving Tips for Alzheimer’s Disease
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Not all caregiving is the same. Caring for someone who is living with Alzheimer’s disease presents unique challenges, many of which change as the progressive illness advances. We have created a library of support for family caregivers who may find ...

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  • Caregiving and Marriage
    Health & Wellbeing

    Caregiving and Marriage Caregiving and relationship expert, Barry J. Jacobs, has a new book that focuses on marriage for people a couple of decades into their matrimonial journey. “Love and Meaning After 50” was written with Jacobs’ wife, Julia Meyer, who ...

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