Reducing Caregiver Burnout

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It’s hard to care for an aging loved one along with the other responsibilities in your life. Between juggling their medical appointments, morning routine, medication schedules, meal preparation, errand running, and more, you could easily become overwhelmed. Burnout is common for those who provide care to their loved ones. In fact, AARP found that 36% of family caregivers are highly … Read More

Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

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Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

To continue living independently at home as we age, being able to safely prepare and cook meals is essential. The kitchen can be one of the most dangerous places in the house, especially for seniors. Fortunately, there are many changes you can make to create a safe and functional kitchen. Consider these 9 tips to make cooking as safe as … Read More

How to Talk to Seniors About In-Home Care & Address Concerns

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woman discusses at-home care with senior

In-home care is unfamiliar territory for many seniors and their families. It’s understandable why receiving care is hard to accept after a lifetime of taking care of themselves and others. Unfortunately, their opposition does not change the need for care. Here are some common concerns seniors have regarding in-home care and strategies you can use to address them.   “I … Read More

Occupational Therapy In Home Care for Seniors

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Occupational Therapy In Home Care for Seniors – CareAparent

In April, CareAparent honors and recognizes the work of Occupational Therapists. Each one of these therapists play a vital role in promoting independence through solutions and assistance to those in need. CareAparent is proud to offer Occupational Therapy as one of our interdisciplinary approaches to care in the home. Our goal is to help our clients remain as independent as … 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

Companionship During the Holiday Season

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Companionship During the Holiday Season Some of our dearest memories include holidays spent with loved ones. Familiar sights and scents of the season are warm reminders of blissful gatherings we’ve shared. But some people can feel a sense of isolation amid the festivities. Ironically, the hustle and bustle of preparing for family get-togethers can prevent us from slowing down and … Read More

Veteran Care and Resources

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Veteran's Care

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

Health and Wellness Resolutions for the Elderly

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It can be easy to lose track of what we are supposed to be doing to stay healthy. Life is busy, after all, and between work, family, and other obligations, it’s hard to make time for everything we need to do. That can especially be the case when it’s not just your own health you’re looking after, but also that … Read More

Is It Time for In-Home Care? Recognizing the signs.

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As we ourselves age, so too do our parents. As adults we often find ourselves becoming the caretakers of others, paying back the loving dedication and care we received as children. Aging parents, however, can sometimes present unique challenges that you may not be equipped to handle. While caring for a loved one can be a rewarding and unique bonding … Read More