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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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Caregiving 101: Passwords are Key

Be prepared for the end: Are you caregiving for a family member? Do you know their passwords? Heck, do you know all your own passwords? A recent article from the Huffington Post—I’m Still Paying For My Dead Husband’s Cell Phone Because I Don’t Know His Childhood Friend’s Name— Ann Brenoff points out the importance of […]

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness have been one of our messages under the theme of prevention, as in “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure,” to match our saying for the Cravaat®: “An Ounce of Protection is Worth a Pound of Laundry.” We believe the best way to tackle illness is to eat and […]

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An Ounce of Prevention – Even for Summer

Prevention is the name of the game if you want to avoid problems, right? But it requires you think ahead. Like putting on your Cravaat® adult bib before you spill. With spring upon us, you’re probably thinking spring cleaning. (Well, you will as soon as the weather actually does get warm.) You’ll want to open […]

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