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  • What Is Well-Being?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Well-being is a term that we hear a lot, but what does it really mean? It turns out, it can mean different things to different people. “Well-being is very subjective and it’s hard for any one person to tell somebody else what well-being is,” says Dr. G. ...

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  • Top 5 Tips for Caregivers During the Holidays
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Just when you had more than enough to do, the holidays rolled around with just a few more items that seem like only you can do them. Here are five things to remember during this busy time so you can still enjoy the season: Are you caring for someone living ...

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  • Prepare to Care Today
    Senior Care & Aging

    The most common approach to caregiving for a loved one? Panic. But it doesn’t have to be that way with time spent preparing for the possibilities. While no one has a crystal ball, we have created an infographic to help families and friends review what ...

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  • Could You Be Caring Wrong?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Caregiving starts out with the best of intentions to help someone who is experiencing a loss of abilities either temporarily or as the result of a chronic condition. While the kindness impulse isn’t a bad thing, it can lead to completely taking over ...

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  • How Do I Bathe My Mom?
    Senior Care & Aging

    Maybe one of the hardest parts of caring for a loved one is assisting with their personal care needs, which for many possible reasons, they may no longer be able to address independently. As adult children, this can lead to awkward moments in reversed ...

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  • Our Experts Answer Your Questions About Dementia Care
    Senior Care & Aging

    This fall, we had two experts available to answer questions online about dementia care. For those who missed the AMA (Ask Me Anything) event, we’ve compiled the top questions and answers for you here. Nicole Brackett, the Quality & Training Support ...

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  • The Problem of Wandering
    Essential Caregiver Skills

    Wandering is a very real issue for many people living with cognitive impairment, and therefore a big concern for their caregivers and other loved ones. What Causes Wandering? People typically associate wandering with Alzheimer’s disease, but it can also ...

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  • Caregiving: The Importance of Engagement
    Senior Care & Aging

    When someone is living with dementia, their abilities change but that doesn’t mean they don’t want to still engage with others. In this video, G. Allen Power, M.D., a world-renowned dementia care expert and author of “Dementia Beyond Drugs” and “Dementia ...

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  • Good Care Requires Coordination
    Senior Care & Aging

    Healthcare is complicated and therefore requires regular coordination between the various parties involved: family members, doctors, medical specialists, and others. The needs can be planning for surgery or other medical treatments, medication management, ...

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