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How Aging Adults Can Take Help with Home Repairs In Austin, TX
How Aging Adults Can Take Help with Home Repairs In Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 10, 2019

Carrying out home projects on a fixed income can be difficult, which is one of the reasons so many seniors let their homes fall into disrepair. Neglecting relatively minor maintenance issues could result in expensive problems down the road. Here’s a quick look at seven financing options and assistance programs…

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Ways to Give Care to Your Senior After a Stroke in Austin, TX
Ways to Give Care to Your Senior After a Stroke in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 27, 2019

Stroke recoveries are often a long process. Once your senior loved one returns home from the hospital, he or she may need to rely on you for help with many daily needs. As your loved one gets ready to be discharged from the hospital, you can use these tips to…

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Fantastic Benefits Family Caregivers Get from Respite Care in Austin, TX
Fantastic Benefits Family Caregivers Get from Respite Care in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 13, 2019

Family caregivers who notice the signs of burnout and exhaustion have options for restoring their wellbeing. Having a professional caregiver step in gives you a break so you can focus on finding ways to manage your stress. Respite care offers many amazing benefits you can use to stay physically and…

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How to Be an Outstanding Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
How to Be an Outstanding Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 27, 2019

The everyday challenges of being a family caregiver can be overwhelming, but you need to remain compassionate, committed, and attentive. Caregivers must customize their senior parents’ care based on individual care needs. There’s no way to know what issues you might encounter, but maintaining a positive mindset and using some…

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Tips to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Older Adults in Austin, TX
Tips to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Older Adults in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 13, 2019

Many of the factors that contribute to developing dementia are controllable. While genetics does play a role in who gets certain types of dementia, you can help your loved one manage his or her health to reduce the risk. These six tips can help your aging loved one stave off…

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Ways to Provide Great Care for an Aging Adult with Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
Ways to Provide Great Care for an Aging Adult with Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on January 30, 2019

When an older loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, families become understandably concerned, as the disease is progressive and has no cure. When deciding to become a family caregiver for a senior with Alzheimer’s, you want to provide the best care possible. Here are several tips to consider to ensure…

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Signs Your Aging Loved One Might Need Home Care in Austin, TX
Signs Your Aging Loved One Might Need Home Care in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on January 16, 2019

No matter how healthy your senior loved one seems to be, there will most likely come a time when he or she regularly needs some type of assistance around the home. It’s always better to err on the side of caution and make sure your parent has plenty of help…

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Ideal Exercises for Aging Adults in Austin, TX
Ideal Exercises for Aging Adults in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on December 26, 2018

As adults get older, they may be more inclined to be less physically active. However, living a sedentary lifestyle encourages the development of many disease processes. Inactivity often leads to various types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. However, there are some simple activities family caregivers can encourage seniors to…

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Avoid Burnout in Austin, Texas
Avoid Burnout in Austin, Texas
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on December 12, 2018

Taking on the role of family caregiver can be a great way for people to bond with their elderly loved ones. However, the role can also be challenging. Family caregivers need to find ways to balance their lives to protect their own wellbeing and prevent burnout. Here are some tips…

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By Natalie Hodge, 6:20 am on April 29, 2016

Two in five caregivers report feelings of emotional stress. It’s just as important to take care of our mental health as our physical health. In recognition of Stress Awareness Month in April, we are offering three tips to relieve stress! Chronic stress can negatively impact our day-to-day lives, which is why it’s so important to find ways to manage stress levels and find relief. Whether you are working shorter or more lengthy shifts, it is important for everyone to find time to allow themselves to relax and recharge.Below are three tips we recommend to help relieve stress! 1. Go for a 20 minute walk. With spring upon us, a leisurely walk outside with a client can be relaxing. Going for a walk has the added benefit of contributing to your…

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