These considerations for traveling while caregiving will prevent the spread of COVID-19 and reduce any accidental exposure.
6 Safety Tips for Home Health Care Workers
With these safety tips for home health care workers, you can provide the best experience for your loved ones or residents.
6 Atypical COVID Symptoms to Watch for in Older Adults
If you believe you or your loved ones have experienced these symptoms after being in a high-risk environment or around a recently-diagnosed individual, get tested right away and self-quarantine until you receive your results.
What Is Caregiver Stress Syndrome and Its Symptoms?
Knowing how to recognize and alleviate caregiver stress syndrome can help you stay strong and feel capable.
COVID-19 Response: 5 Online Resources for Caregivers
Having both online and in-person practice will better prepare you for real-life caregiving and make you a well-rounded caretaker.
Creating a Plan: Caregiving for Loved Ones During COVID-19
If you’re a caregiver that’s creating a backup plan, take a look at these key points.
5 Tech Breakthroughs for Caregivers
With AR, VR and all other tech innovations, caregiving takes on a modern approach.
How to Help Comfort a Loved One During a Hospital Stay
Follow these tips to make their hospital stay as easy as possible.
5 Red Flags to Look Out for When Choosing a Care Facility
If you need a little help with the decision-making process, be sure to steer clear of facilities that demonstrate any of these red flags.
6 Ways Caregivers Can Celebrate Senior Citizen’s Day, Every Day
Why wait a whole year to use Senior Citizen’s Day to spend time with a loved one? Take inspiration from this list to show older adults you care.
What Causes Caregiver Depression?
When a loved one falls ill or get injured, it's never easy for anyone. It's especially difficult to see your family member or friend hurting, which is why loved ones will drop everything to care for those that are closest to them. In some cases, that care extends well...
Preparing for End-of-Life Care
No one wants to think about end-of-life care, but it remains an unavoidable inevitability for all of us. Caregivers often face the unenviable task of preparing for the death of a loved one during the last months of their lives, and it can be difficult to know where to...
How to Know if Your Loved One Needs Assistive Aids
One skill you’ll acquire as you grow as a caregiver is learning to recognize when your loved one needs help but doesn’t know how to ask for it. A frequent example of this is the need for assistive aids.
How Do Primary Caregivers Stay on Top of Medical Information?
With so much to think about and consider, it’s hard for many to stay on top of all the medical information they’re in charge of. Thankfully, there are productive ways to organize medical information and focus on caregiving.
Transitioning From 24-Hour Care to Live-In Care
Making care decisions for elderly parents or loved ones can be difficult, especially since so many factors influence care — from personal preference to location to health requirements. Professional caregivers provide a wide range of services, including 24-hour care...
How AI Could Provide a Solution to the Caregiving Gap
While there are a lot of ideas in development, none of these can help right now. However, the present is not fruitless. There are a few technologies currently being implemented to help with the caregiving process.
7 Questions New Caregivers Won’t Ask, but Should
Becoming a new professional caregiver, whether you're taking care of an elderly parent, an adopted child or a disabled individual, is one of the hardest things you can do in life. It can also be one of the most rewarding if you're sufficiently prepared to take on the...
7 Easy Ways Caregivers Can Use Technology to Keep Loved Ones Safe
Technology and caregiving are generally combined to improve the lives of care receivers and caregivers, improving convenience, practicality and safety of both parties. Here are seven ways that apps, gadgets and security technology help keep loved ones safe.
Paid Caregiving vs. Unpaid Caregiving: What You Should Know
As a caregiver for a loved one, you likely know the majority of caregiving doesn’t come with a paycheck. If new to caregiving or considering making a change in your current arrangements, you need to think about the differences between paid and unpaid caregiving. Below...
Five Best Social Media Platforms for Caregivers
If you’re a caregiver, you already know it’s hard work and very lonely at times. There are highs and lows and unexpected challenges, and sometimes it can become overwhelming, especially if there’s no one to talk to who understands your position. Some caregivers juggle...
Can You Encourage Independence in a Caregiving Patient?
One of the biggest things people look forward to in life is the independence that comes with reaching the age of maturity and becoming a legal adult. Adulthood brings self-sufficiency and a sense of pride. That desire for independence doesn't stop or lessen just...
Health-Monitoring Tech to Make Caregiver’s Lives Easier
Being a caregiver isn't always an easy task. Even though you deeply love the person for whom you're caring, long days and physical demands can push even the most patient of people to their limits. Fortunately, home health-monitoring technologies can make your life...
Understanding Stem Cells And Cord Blood For Treating Debilitating Diseases
Stem cell treatments aren’t exactly new — these infinitely changeable cells have been used since the late 1980s, though they weren't prominently advertised until the mid-2000s once the U.S. Government began the National Cord Blood Bank. Until then, many people didn’t...
How Helpful Are Voice Companions?
For a lot of people, smart home voice assistants like Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomePod are a luxury, a fun gadget that makes life just a little bit easier and more interesting. For others, like those who need in-home care, they could be a life-changer. Voice...