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Daily Hygiene and Family Caregiving

One of the hardest chores there is as a family caregiver is helping your loved one with daily hygiene. Whether bathing, dressing, or managing incontinence issues, no other task displays the reversal of roles to quite the same degree.

How to Deal Effectively with Overwhelming Care Tasks

Being a family caregiver can be overwhelming at times, especially when your loved one's care requires so much from you. Here are some ideas for dealing with overwhelming caregiving tasks.

Preventing Brain Injuries Among Elderly Adults

Falling is one of the biggest reasons seniors end up in the emergency room. This is especially a problem among older adults who live alone because there is no one with them to immediately call for help if they suffer from a fall-related injury.

How to Balance Caregiving and a Career

Caring for an elderly loved one can be both a stressful and rewarding experience. Take some of those responsibilities off of your shoulders with these tips and resources.

How to Let Go of the Past When it Affects The Caregiver

Caregivers who are still holding on to what happened previously in their life can find it difficult to provide care for the family member that betrayed them. Here are a few tips that may help.

Caring for a Loved One With Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you are a caregiver for an elderly loved one with rheumatoid arthritis, you know how painful this condition can be. Here are a few tips for helping them cope.

Tracing Your Family Roots

If you’re like many people, you may wonder where you came from. What is your heritage? And what interesting tidbits lurk in the ancestry lines of your family?

Healing Power of Positive Thinking

Study after study has shown that the power of positive thinking can help in the healing of pain and disease. Here are a few things to consider about positive thinking.

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Are you starting to feel burned out by caregiving? These tips can help you to forestall an episode of caregiver burnout.

Caregiver Tips - North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

Though the true intention of this health observance is for people to learn how to protect their health and safety in their work environments, it is also a good time for you to evaluate your role as a caregiver and ensure that you are doing what you need to do to stay safe and healthy.

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