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  • 24/7 Home Care for You and Your Family
    Senior Care & Aging

    Why does someone need care around-the-clock? You might be picturing some version of hospice care for a very aged person when thinking of 24/7 care, but it’s actually needed for all kinds of people and reasons. While it is referred to as “24/7 care” it ...

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  • What Are The Different Types of Caregivers?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Just like there are many types of doctors and other health care professionals and aides, there is a variety of caregivers. We take a look here at the many kinds of caregivers who may assist someone with their activities of daily living as an individual or ...

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  • Heart Health for Brain Health
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    What you do for your heart can be good for your brain. The heart pumps approximately 20 percent of the body’s blood to the brain and when that is compromised the brain isn’t getting all of the oxygen and fuel it needs. As a result, brain illnesses can ...

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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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