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  1. Is Chronic Stress Creating Big Problems for You?

    Caregivers are particularly susceptible to stress because they tend to overlook what they’re experiencing in order to focus on their aging family me...
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  2. Helping Seniors Use Reading Magnifiers

    Since reading is an enjoyable hobby and the ability is important for any number of things, it’s wise for family caregivers to investigate whether re...
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  3. What Causes Dehydration in Elderly Adults?

    Family caregivers must provide support for their elderly relative when it comes to monitoring fluid intake and be aware of the signs of dehydration, s...
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  4. How to Discuss Your Parent’s Plans for Aging

    It’s important to discuss your parent’s future in advance so that you can understand what they want and to start planning as a family. This can b...
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  5. How to Get Help So You're Not Doing Everything

    Being a family caregiver does not mean that you have to do it all yourself. Here are some tips....
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  6. Protecting Your Own Health While Caring for a Senior with the Flu

    Taking steps to protect your own health while caring for a senior with the flu is vital to guarding your own well-being, and to preventing the spread ...
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  7. Can Seniors Develop Seasonal Affective Disorder?

    If your elderly loved one seems to go through some big mood changes and deeper sadness from late fall to early spring, they may be struggling with Sea...
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  8. Hospital Discharge Checklist: Are You Ready to Bring Your Parent Home?

    Is your parent or family member staying in a hospital or rehab facility and going to be discharged soon? To ensure a smooth return home and prevent a ...
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  9. I'm a Burned Out Family Caregiver! How Can I Reduce My Stress?

    Are you one of over 8 million Canadians who provide care to a family member or friend? Finding ways to reduce your stress is important to prevent care...
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  10. What Do Family Caregivers Wish They Knew Before Caring for an Aging Parent?

    If you ask family caregivers about things they wish they knew, you'd get a range of responses. Before you provide homecare for an aging parent, keep t...
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  11. Why is my Elderly Relative with Dementia Always Wandering?

    Before and during wandering, elders with dementia are usually worried, anxious, frustrated or bored. Family caregivers and elder care providers can wo...
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  12. 5 Tips for Dementia Caregivers

    Are you a caregiver for a family member with dementia? Watch our video for 5 tips on how you can provide the best dementia care possible for your love...
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  13. Caregiver Support Groups in Niagara and 5 Reasons to Join One

    Caregiver support groups can be an important source of support for caregivers, from emotional support and community referrals to simply being around o...
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  14. Is the Sun Dangerous for Your Parent's Eyes?

    You know that it is extremely important to protect your aging parent's skin from the intensity of the sun with sunscreen and coverage, but that's not ...
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  15. What Do You Need to Think about if You're Going to Move Your Senior into Your Home?

    Moving your aging adult into your home can solve quite a few issues for both of you, but you'll still need to think about some aspects before you make...
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  16. 5 Fun Activities in Niagara for Caregivers Who Need a Break

    Caring for a loved one can be a challenging task, so it’s important to make time for yourself to prevent caregiver burnout. Here are 5 fun activitie...
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  17. Helping Older Adults Vote on Election Day

    While older adults are generally more frequent voters than younger people, accessing voting stations can become a challenge. Keep reading for some hel...
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  18. Making Better Decisions as a Caregiver for your Elderly Loved One

    Many caregivers get upset with themselves about making bad decisions. Beating yourself up doesn't work, but you can learn to make better decisions....
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  19. How Can You Manage Fear and Anxiety as a Family Caregiver?

    When you're a family caregiver, you're going to experience a wide range of emotions. Some of the most intimidating emotions for you to manage can be t...
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