Finding a balance between your daily life and your caregiving role can be tricky. Your duties as a caregiver can change from day to day, and it might start to get overwhelming. It’s important to know when and how to ask for help. In this video we’ll give you some tips on how to ask for help, even if you don’t want to do it.
As a caregiver, you spend a lot of your time in close contact with the person you’re caring for. For their safety and yours, it’s important that you both stay up to date with your vaccinations. In this video, we’ll explain the benefits of getting vaccinated, and go over a few of the vaccinations that every adult should get.
Follow this checklist to create a plan to prepare for a potential home emergency such as a flood or medical issue.
Follow these tips to make sure you're properly disposing of medical waste like colostomy bags & catheters.
Follow this helpful checklist both inside and outside the home to help prevent dangerous falls.
As a caregiver, you may not even think about breathing. You just do it. However, the person you are caring for may rely on medication(s) to help them breathe.
Testing blood sugar regularly helps to keep blood sugar levels (also known as blood glucose levels) under control.
It seems like common sense — everybody falls, no matter what age. However, for many older adults, an unexpected fall can result in a serious and costly injury. The good news is that most falls can be prevented.
If someone you care for has a panic attack, he or she may become very anxious and not think clearly. You can help the person by staying calm, sticking around and do your best to be understanding, positive, and encouraging.