The Caregiver’s Guide

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 7/23/2018 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
The Caregiver’s Guide
Becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant allows you to teach and aid others in how to adapt to their new lifestyle, there are plenty of gadgets and tricks that your patients can learn and develop to give them more freedom with their lifestyles.

Flu Protection for the Elderly

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/29/2018 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
Flu Protection for the Elderly
We are in the throws of the flu season and unfortunately the U.S. is experiencing a ‘moderate-severe’ outbreak for 2017-2018. According to the CDC, ‘ 71 percent and 85 percent of seasonal flu-related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older

The Balance of Caregiving

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 11/28/2017 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
The Balance of Caregiving
It is difficult for most people to admit that they are in need of help as they age. The thought of giving up ones' independence or the need to rely on someone else for care is not only deflating but can result in a feeling of being dehumanized. As such, there are checkpoints and benchmarks, that as a caregiver, you can assess in making sure your loved one can stay safe while still living independently.

Keeping Mom at Home

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 10/27/2017 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
Keeping Mom at Home

Mom is getting older, perhaps a bit frailer, a tad more forgetful or less agile than in recent months or even from the previous year. And although it seems she would or should recognize that a little extra help would be a prudent idea, she resists. However, as the caregiver, you know that for her to remain safe in her home…alone…certain protocols must be in put into place to keep her protected 24/7.

Why Adult Day Care?

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 8/11/2017 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
Why Adult Day Care?
Caregiving has become a key role for millions of families throughout the United States — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 50% of the U.S. population suffers from at least one chronic condition.