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Caring During COVID-19: How to Care for Elderly Loved Ones

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COVID-19 has launched the world-at-large into a new way of living. For seniors in the Atlanta, Georgia area this means staying at home to stay safe and limiting visits from family members. But if your...

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How to Navigate Long-Distance Caregiving

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Here’s a shocking fact for most of us in the Atlanta-area: If you live more than an hour away from a loved one who needs care, you are a long-distance caregiver.  Living far away from loved ones...

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How to Get Elderly Parents to Drink Water

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Drinking enough water on a daily basis is a struggle for everyone. But as people get older, staying hydrated becomes an even bigger challenge. Getting the elderly to drink water or eat a healthy diet ...

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Celebrate Your Loved One This Father’s Day While Staying Apart

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Father’s Day is around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about how to honor your loved one while socially distancing during the pandemic. Here are a few ways you can celebrate the holiday in ...

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STUDY: Negative Thinking Linked to Dementia Risk Later in Life

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A new study shows that people who engage in “repetitive negative thinking” are at an increased risk for dementia.  How do negative thoughts increase dementia risk?  The study, published in the j...

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The 5 Best Questions to Ask a Caregiver or Agency

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Finding the right caregiver for your loved one is not an easy task. Here are five top questions to ask a potential caregiver during an interview. 1. How do you handle difficult situations? Your ...

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How Smart Home Technology and Security Can Help Caregivers

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia that causes thinking problems and behavior-related issues. Symptoms usually develop and become more severe ...

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5 Rules for Senior Hygiene

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Each stage of life presents new challenges when it comes to hygiene and grooming. Keeping yourself clean and fresh is important at any age, but later in life, its even more important to stay on top of...

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5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout

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As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and l...

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How family caregivers can benefit from respite care

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What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease thei...