A Self Evaluation of Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a serious problem because it not only impacts the mental and emotional health of the caregiver, but it is also reflected in the quality of care provided to the loved one. How do you know when you are feeling burned out? Here is a quiz: Consider the following and rate each on […]

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Caregiving for an Older Adult

Acting as the caregiver for an older adult can be an extremely taxing “job”, whether you are caring for a close family member, a neighbor, or a friend. Most people want to be there for an ailing family or friend, but the emotional, physical and logistical impact is often underestimated. A common term in today’s […]

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When to Call a Geriatric Care Manager

Hiring a geriatric care manager (GCM) can help alleviate a great deal of stress for elderly persons and their families. Since each individual has a different set of circumstances, lifestyles, resources and medical issues everyone’s situation varies significantly. Often the rule of thumb is the sooner a geriatric care manager becomes involved the more options […]

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