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Food Choices for Time-Crunched Caregivers

Avoiding Dining Traps as a Time-Crunched Caregiver You’re a caregiver. Your time is stretched thin, which leads to eating out or on the go. But fast food, restaurant dining and prepared food from a grocery store may be working against you. Food is fuel. To be more precise, food delivers oxygen through your body, giving […]

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Too Much Love – Too Much Caring

Can we care too much? Can we love too much? Caring and loving are good things, but when does it become too much of a good thing? Love is a master of disguise Sometimes what pretends to be love isn’t genuine love. Trying to please people and make them happy is often motivated by selfishness […]

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In-Home Caregivers – What You Need to Know

In-home caregivers are very much a part of the caregiving picture. Whether part-time, full-time, or just occasionally, there are a number of different sources. But when you need help and need to hire someone, you should know your options. This article from Today’s Caregiver [Hiring an In-Home Caregiver: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You] gives […]

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The Caregivers Guide to Hacking

Hacking, Phishing, Spoofing, Pharming, Scamming, Malware, Scareware, Ransomware, Spyware, Virus, Worm. So many terms. So many concerns. Caregivers have enough to worry about without having to worry about recovering from a computer hack. Therefore, it’s increasingly important to educate the people we care for about the digital invaders trying to hack their personal information and […]

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The Family Caregiver

As a Caregiver, This Counts as Care: One way I provide caregiver help is with administrative issues. As a caregiver, I know that eventually, the day will come when I will need to settle my parents’ affairs (or so I hope, given I outlive them). That’s why I recently followed my own advice, from a […]

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