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3 Signs It's Time to Hire a Caregiver

By | Feb 14, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Signs It's Time to Hire a Caregiver

 If you are involved in the care of a family member on any level, chances are you have experienced both the rewards and challenges of being in such a position. The relationship can have a closeness to it, a companionship that is special, and the feeling of doing something good for another person, especially if…

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Choosing a Caregiving Agency

By | Jan 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Choosing a Caregiving Agency

  Once it’s been decided that outside care is needed for the aging or ailing loved one, the task can seem overwhelming or even intimidating. When you consider that a virtual stranger will be coming into the life and home of your aging parent or family member, the task to choose the right person becomes…

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Top 3 Health Concerns for the Aging Adult and How to Avoid Them Now.

By | Jan 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Top 3 Health Concerns for the Aging Adult and How to Avoid Them Now.

  It is no secret that as we age our minds and bodies become less and less reliable. Some of this is due to genetics, but most of it is due to lifestyle choices. How we treat our bodies in our early years has a tremendous impact on how our bodies will treat us in…

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Veteran's Stand Down Event

By | Jan 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Veteran's Stand Down Event

  This time of year inspires us to count our blessings and to reorganize and reprioritize what is important to us.  As the team at Golden Care started to plan our holiday festivities in December, we all felt a twinge of conviction as we have been given so much. There are others in our very…

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Top 3 Scams Aimed at Seniors

By | Dec 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Top 3 Scams Aimed at Seniors

  I was recently talking to a woman who informed me of a recent internet scam targeting her aging sister in law.  While working online, a warning popped up informing her that there was a virus on her computer and if she wanted it fixed, she should contact a certain phone number right away. She…

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A Cookie You Can Feel Good About Eating

By | Nov 25, 2016 | Comments Off on A Cookie You Can Feel Good About Eating

  No one would argue the fact that cookies are a “treat,” meant to be consumed on the occasion rather than daily. While many cookies taste good, we can hardly be proud of the toll they take on our bodies and health, and during the holidays we seem to be really good at finding any…

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3 Tips when Visiting Elderly Relatives this Holiday Season

By | Nov 14, 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Tips when Visiting Elderly Relatives this Holiday Season

  (This information was first produced by ActivCare in San Diego and has been modified for this article.)   If you are like most people, come November and December you will be seeing family and friends who you may not normally see on a frequent basis. The holidays provide time to express our love and…

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Caregiving for Others, Caring for Yourself

By | Oct 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Caregiving for Others, Caring for Yourself

  There is no doubt that caregiving for another person can be challenging, rewarding, hard work, emotional, and sometimes exhausting.  What about when you are the primary or secondary caregiver for a relative? The emotional level of commitment and feeling of responsibility immediately becomes heavier. According to a study done by AARP, 39.8 million Americans…

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Non-medical In Home Care

By | Sep 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Non-medical In Home Care

  When we hear the words, “In home care,” we can tend to picture a hospital bed in a living room, a nurse or medical professional cycling shifts through the home 24/7, and medication bottles lined up on the counter divided into the proper days and times. Let’s look at a few ways in home…

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When and How do I Intervene?

By | Aug 11, 2016 | Comments Off on When and How do I Intervene?

    It is not easy to watch a loved one become ill or start to lose their memory. It can be difficult to know when to intervene or even how to go about finding the help that person may need. It can be an extremely overwhelming time for you the caregiver, as well as…

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