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...


Simple Gratitude Practices for Caregivers

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Gratitude can have an amazing impact on mood, outlook, and day-to-day stress levels of family caregivers. As a caregiver, most of your daily life surrounds the needs of someone else in your household ...


5 Tips to Relieve Caregiver Stress and Anxiety

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As a caregiver to an older or disabled loved one, stress and anxiety is just part of the deal sometimes. In addition to the stress coming from your household, you likely have to deal with the pressure...


How to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

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Caring for another person takes a lot of physical and mental work on the part of the caregiver. It’s also emotionally exhausting. This is why caregiver burnout or compassion fatigue can set in. Here a...


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...


How to Get Elderly Parents to Drink Water


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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 ...