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How to Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

Millions of elderly Americans are targeted by financial scam artists every year, and in many cases it’s their own family members who are involved. Tactics that family fraudsters use include threats, intimidation and withholding essential caregiving services, while non-related financial scammers oftentimes resort to email, [...]

How Can I Balance Caregiving with Work and Family Responsibilities?

For the past 6 months you’ve been caring for your elderly mother while also working full time and raising two school-aged kids. But lately, nothing seems to be going right. No matter how hard you try, mom’s health just seems to get worse. Your boss [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Caregiver Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I Suspect My Mother Has Dementia?

Your elderly mother is having trouble performing simple tasks, and she’s locked herself out of the house several times. The other day mom went to the bank and couldn’t remember how to get back home. Mom’s forgetfulness has now reached the point you suspect she has dementia. What should you do?

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia Care|Tags: , , , , |

5 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Your aging in place elderly mother is chronically ill, so you’ve been serving as her sole caregiver for several months now. But between getting mom to her doctor’s appointments and treatments, and helping her around the house, you hardly have time to take care of yourself. You’re having trouble sleeping, constantly feel stressed-out, and can’t remember the last time you went to the gym. Are you starting to get caregiver burnout?

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Caregiver Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

When It Is Time to Consider Respite Care

Serving as a family caregiver for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, but it can also be physically and emotionally draining. The average family caregiver in the U.S. also juggles at least a part-time job and household with their caregiving responsibilities, which makes their lives even more challenging. What follows are some reliable respite care options when it’s time for you to take a well-deserved break.

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