Hats off Caregivers

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Caregiver and Senior Smiling

  Hats Off Caregivers Individuals who care for others are special souls. Professional caregivers – individuals who work for an agency to provide care in the home for the loved ones of others – are no exception. CareAparent’s caregivers know that it takes heart, compassion, and dedication to love and serve others. Some days it takes a lot more than … Read More

New Year, New Routine

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Senior Woman In Discussion With Caregiver At Home

New Year, New Routine It’s lovely to linger just a bit longer in the memory of the holiday season before you tackle the New Year. The holiday traditions you have cultivated and relied on are important, and it’s difficult to imagine them ending or changing in any way. Yet these very traditions sometimes bring to the forefront changes to or … Read More

Veteran Care and Resources

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Veteran Care and Resources Share the History Many of us have friends or loved ones who are veterans or are actively serving in the military. We love our veterans, and we like finding sincere expressions of our pride in their service. To celebrate Veterans Day, CareAparent is undertaking a project during the month of November to collect the history and … Read More

Top Five Concerns About Hiring Home Care for a Loved One

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Thousands of families across the country are faced with decisions about finding care for a parent or loved one. These decisions may include whether to hire an agency to come into the home of a parent or loved one to provide care or services.  The decision to hire home care is largely based on a parent or loved one’s needs … Read More

Caring for Your Aging Parent Series

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Fall Activity Ideas for Seniors Whether you are providing constant care for an aging parent, sharing the responsibilities with family members, or are simply needing to stop over more and more frequently to check on a parent’s general welfare or physical condition, once happy visits can become difficult and strained.  This is a very normal evolution because rather than simply … Read More

Long-Distance Care for a Parent or Loved One

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Caring for an aging loved one can be a challenge.  Caring for an aging loved one long-distance can seem like an insurmountable challenge.  Today,  millions of families are separated by distance.  As our loved ones age and seem to require more assistance, there are ways to provide that assistance without traveling 2 or 3 times per month.  Here are some … Read More

The Stages of Finding Care for a Parent

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One of the most difficult decisions a person may ultimately have to make is whether a parent who has lived independently nearly an entire lifetime needs someone to come into the home to provide services or care.  More often than not,  changes in a parent’s ability to function safely and independently occur imperceptibly, over time.  In other cases, one parent … Read More