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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...

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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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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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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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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 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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Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

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Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...