August 2013 Posts

Older Workers Are a National Treasure

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Caregiving Across Continents

Family caregiving across the miles, and oceans, is more possible than ever these days, but not without its challenges.

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The Doctor Is Out

As America’s 77 million baby boomers head into their senior years, it’s getting harder to find geriatricians, the doctors who specialize in treating elderly people.

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When Caring Hurts Your Well-Being

You can care so much that it hurts, especially when you care for a senior or someone needing at-home healthcare. There’s a name for when caregiving significantly affects your well-being: PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, a state in which you keep remembering a disturbing experience or your body reacts to the upsetting event.

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Overcoming Sleep Difficulties From A to ZZZZs

If you’re a senior, sleep issues may leave you scratching your head more than resting it. That’s because, a Mayo Clinic study found, it can be increasingly difficult for seniors to get the sleep they need.

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Six Ways Family Caregivers Can Include Exercise in Their Daily Routine; Do You Know if Your Aging Loved One Is Safe at Home?

These and other stories are in the August edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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