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opioid
Before COVID-19, America struggled in the grip of a different medical emergency. For almost twenty years, the opioid crisis has ravaged America, leading to thousands of deaths.  This crisis has impacted people across all walks of life, including America’s seniors.  Opioid Misuse Prevention Day on August 30 marks an opportunity to reflect on the proper […]
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Home Caregiver wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19
Home caregivers offer a vast spectrum of services. They provide a crucial support system for people who find themselves in need of assistance with daily tasks. These services can make a world of difference to anyone struggling to maintain their quality of life. Mobility issues, chronic illness, and age are all factors that might require […]
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Alzheimer's Caregivers
When it comes to Alzheimer’s, the first question on many people’s minds is, “What if it happens to me?” From preventative measures to potential treatments, the focus is often on avoiding the disease or coping when it strikes. But when a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the ripples spread out to touch many people in […]
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social distancing essentials
The COVID-19 outbreak has caused tremendous disruptions in daily life, which have deeply affected people who rely on in-home caregivers. By implementing suggested social distancing and following stay-at-home orders, those who rely on caregiving services find themselves facing a difficult choice: how do I stay safe without sacrificing essential and life-improving care? You can learn […]
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COVID-19 prevention measures
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States, people everywhere are staying indoors to limit the total number of infections and protect those most vulnerable to the disease. One group that isn’t staying at home is in-home caregivers. These essential healthcare workers are on the frontlines of this battle every day as they care […]
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2020 Caregiver resolutions
The new year has nearly arrived, and with it comes the opportunity for a fresh start. It’s believed that that the Babylonians first made New Year’s resolutions some 4,000 years ago. So, the idea of making yourself anew each time the calendar resets has been around for centuries. These resolutions offer us the opportunity to […]
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Stressful holidays between a mother and her adult daughter
As another holiday season kicks into high gear, we should remind ourselves that amid the revelry and cheer, some people are suffering. Family caregivers and the loved ones they look after, often struggle during this time of year. Sometimes it’s due to burnout. Other times suffering comes from sadness over what’s been lost. Regardless of […]
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Arizona Family Caregiver providing a meal for an older women in a wheelchair
Family caregivers fill a critical gap in the United State’s fractured healthcare landscape. Because Medicare doesn’t cover in-home care or assisted living services, family members often care for aging parents, ill spouses, and disabled loved ones themselves. According to research conducted by the AARP, there are 40 million Americans providing care for loved ones around the […]
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Two older adults practicing good dental hygiene
October is National Dental Hygiene Month, which serves as an annual reminder for the importance of maintaining good dental health. Our mouth, teeth, and gums don’t exist in a vacuum. Instead, they play a critical role in the health of our entire body. In many cases, health problems in the mouth can indicate problems in the […]
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Arizona Respiratory Care
The final week of October is Respiratory Care Week, which recognizes the vital work respiratory therapists do helping people of all ages breathe easier. While respiratory problems affect every age group, they’re most common among older people. In fact, according to research, 15% of middle-age or older Americans — nearly 1 in 7 — suffer […]
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