From the monthly archives:

August 2012

Mixed Emotions

by Lois Etienne on August 30, 2012

in Caregiver Support,Lifestyle,Senior Health and Safety

Tweet Caregiving  can bring conflicting feelings, not unlike other life events such as marriage and having children. Sometimes caregiving makes  you feel loved, satisfied and appreciated. Other times you may feel overwhelmed, frustrated and anxious. According to Home Instead Senior Care’s research, having mixed emotions surrounding a caregiving experience is perfectly normal. Home Instead’s research [...]

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Tweet Home Instead Senior Care interviewed over a thousand family caregivers across North America to better understand how caregivers are coping. We learned that individuals caring for a senior parent or other older family member experience a wide range of emotions on their family care giving journey. Many of us believe that feelings such as [...]

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Tweet Mary Maxwell is at it again, sharing her life lessons in her comical and satirical style. Today, find out whether you should get a dog if you’re over 80! Enjoy!    

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Tweet If you are a primary caregiver for a senior citizen, chances are that you could really use a break. But how can you go on vacation when someone is depending on your help? You could find the answer in Home Instead Senior Care’s 2012 Caregiver Cruise Getaway Contest. To enter, write an essay describing [...]

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