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  • Homewatch CareGivers in National News
    Events

    Our brand was recently featured in two business reports on a major television network! This segment that aired on CNBC is a spot about employment opportunities in the home health industry. “Currently three million people work as home care healthcare aides ...

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  • Tips on Being a Long-Distance Caregiver
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    If your loved one lives across town or in another country, you might still be able to help them even though you aren’t next door or in the same house together. Being a long-distance family caregiver has unique challenges, but with planning and support it ...

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  • One Woman’s Story of Caring for Dad
    Health & Wellbeing

    Lisa Shultz, 55, found herself being a primary family caregiver for her father near the end of his life. She has written a book, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent , about the experience for others who may find themselves in a similar ...

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  • What Kind of Caregiver Are You?
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    By Brenda Avadian, MA, The Caregiver’s Voice Oftentimes, we dive deep into caregiving before we realize we are caregivers. We feel the tug of a tether to Mom or Dad. From a thousand miles away, we call to make sure Mom is doing all right. Some of us juggle ...

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  • Stories of Care Connections
    Passion of Caregiving

    While we can write about the importance of people connecting through in-home care, it can be even more impactful to hear it from those who witness it firsthand. When a client or their family is looking for help with anything from companionship to ...

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  • Do You Need In-Home Care?
    Coping and Caregiving

    When it comes to long-term care, there is a lot of denial. It starts with the lack of planning for aging, illness or other things that crop up in life and prevent someone from living completely independently. Next, there are the family caregivers who ...

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  • Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
    Dementia

    A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease typically comes after the symptoms have been showing, yet finally knowing what is behind one’s atypical behavior can be devastating to the individual and their family. Despite the fact that this is a progressive ...

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  • Caregiving Blogs We Love
    Family Caregiver

    While we consider our blog an engaging and helpful resource for family caregivers and those in need of assistance, we also like to read a variety of blogs. The fact is, caregiving for a loved one can at times feel insurmountable and isolating. While your ...

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  • Should You Know? The Pros and Cons of Alzheimer’s Gene Testing
    Dementia

    More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and there is currently no cure for this degenerative brain disease. Doctors are not sure what causes Alzheimer’s disease—is it genetic? Lifestyle? Age-related? However, in some cases ...

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