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caregiver

If you’ve searched any ‘Help Wanted’ listings recently, you’ve probably noticed all the postings for Caregivers. This is no accident. The ever-growing number of elderly Americans has created a huge demand for these workers. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that demand for Personal Care Aids will grow by 26% over the next decade, […]

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caregiving apps

Providing care to an elderly loved one is a difficult job. On top of accomplishing dozens of everyday tasks, there’s also an ever-present anxiety that you’ve forgotten something important. Thorough documentation can help to ease these worries, but that presents its own set of organizational challenges. Luckily, the tech sector is busy developing apps to […]

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CNA Certification Phoenix

Have you ever dreamed of working in the healthcare industry but worry it might be out of reach? There’s currently a high demand throughout the country for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s) to work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and private residences. And over the next 10 years, that demand is only expected to increase. What’s […]

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wheelchair

For seniors in the United States, mobility issues are a common challenge. According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, nearly 2.2 million Americans depend on a wheelchair to accomplish everyday tasks. While the Americans with Disabilities act made navigating public spaces a bit easier for wheelchair users, it doesn’t apply to all private residences. And […]

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help taking care phoenix

Are you taking care of an elderly parent? Maybe you clean their house from time-to-time, or take them grocery shopping once a week? Or maybe your parent’s moved in with you because they can’t live on their own any more? Well you’re certainly not alone. Many adult children are now taking on caregiving responsibilities for […]

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Palliative Care Phoenix Arizona

Imagine two women, both recently diagnosed with lung cancer. Each patient suffers from similar symptoms: chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, and loss of appetite. Both women want relief from these symptoms, so the first chooses hospice care while the second chooses palliative care. On the surface, these two care types are similar. They both […]

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unexpected caregiving phoenix image

Caregiving, by its nature, often comes unexpectedly. An older family member falls suddenly ill or suffers a rapid cognitive decline and younger family members scramble to fill the care gaps. Studies show these kinds of care needs come most often for adults after the age of 80. As such, younger family members have a rough […]

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advance directives phoenix image

The United States is getting older everyday. According to government estimates, nearly 22% of Americans will be 65 or older by 2040. By 2060, that number grows to 98 million, more than double the current number. This unprecedented demographic shift will have many unpredictable cultural impacts. However one thing is guaranteed: those older Americans will all need competent care […]

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Helping a senior loved one with a large downsizing project can be an overwhelming job. Not only is it difficult for the person organizing the endeavor, seniors can also feel stress and sadness as they say goodbye to their cherished possessions. But in many cases, these cannot be avoided. Often a downsizing is necessary because a […]

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stroke image

Do you know how to spot the signs of stroke? If not, you should. According to stroke.org, every year 800,000 people experience these brain events, and the effects are devastating. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the #1 cause of adult disability. These events are so destructive because they often come on with […]

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