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How Can Perfectionism Lead to Caregiver Burnout?

How Can Perfectionism Lead to Caregiver Burnout? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it
Take a closer look at some of the reasons perfectionism can lead to caregiver burnout.
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5 Warning Signs of Melanoma

5 Warning Signs of Melanoma | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it
Melanoma is one of the most serious types of skin cancers. Here are a few warning signs your senior loved one may have developed this health condition.
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Home Care Guelph

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Home Care Assistance of Guelph began as a way to help local families who are struggling to balance a loved one’s desire to age in place with his or her need for home care services. We invite you to call us today to speak with a professional care manager at 519-954-2111 about our services.
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Why Purpose is Important in Senior Living?

Why Purpose is Important in Senior Living? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

After retirement, the ability to maintain a sense of purpose is beneficial emotionally, physically, and mentally, and often promotes health. 

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How to Accept a Senior Loved one’s Diagnosis?

How to Accept a Senior Loved one’s Diagnosis? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

When a loved one is diagnosed with an age-related condition, accepting the diagnosis allows you to provide him or her with proper support. 

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Warning Signs That Your Senior Loved One is stressed

Warning Signs That Your Senior Loved One is stressed | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Stress can have a negative impact on individuals of all ages, but can be especially damaging to senior health and wellness when untreated. 

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Fun Activities for Retired Seniors

Fun Activities for Retired Seniors | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Fun, interesting, and engaging activities will help seniors stay active, social, and mentally stimulated during their golden years of retirement. 

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Understanding Dementia Hallucinations

Understanding Dementia Hallucinations | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Some, but not all, seniors with dementia make experience hallucinations. Understand the different types of hallucinations, why they happen, and how to help. 

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How Positive Thinking Affects Aging?

How Positive Thinking Affects Aging? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

How we thinking about the aging process could have a real life impact according to recent research. Read on to learn more. 

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Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee

Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

If your aging parent starts the day with a cup of joe, he or she might be interested to know first thing in the morning isn't the best time for coffee. 

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How to Help a Senior Stroke Survivor Overcome Depression?

How to Help a Senior Stroke Survivor Overcome Depression? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Feelings of depression are common among stroke survivors as they must adjust to new changes in physical and cognitive abilities. 

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Senior Care: Nutrition Myths Every Caregiver Should Know

Senior Care: Nutrition Myths Every Caregiver Should Know | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

If you care for an aging parent or loved one, find out the truth about senior nutrition and ensure your loved one gets adequate amounts of vitamins. 

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Helping seniors & Older Adults with Hearing Loss

Helping seniors & Older Adults with Hearing Loss | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Hearing loss can leave seniors feeling left out, confused and even frustrated. Find out how to include your loved one in conversation. 

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5 Ways to Manage a Senior's Unique Nutritional Needs

5 Ways to Manage a Senior's Unique Nutritional Needs | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it
Seniors have different nutritional needs than their younger counterparts. Here are a few ways you can manage your aging loved one's dietary requirements.
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What Are the Most Common Kitchen Hazards for Seniors?

What Are the Most Common Kitchen Hazards for Seniors? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it
Seniors who live independently are likely to use their kitchens often. These spaces sometimes contain serious dangers, but they can easily be prevented.
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The Benefits of Fiber for the Elderly

The Benefits of Fiber for the Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Fiber is known to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, meaning it can help high-risk seniors avoid more serious heart-related conditions. 

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Helping Elderly Stroke Survivors Maintain a Positive Attitude

Helping Elderly Stroke Survivors Maintain a Positive Attitude | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

After a stroke, abilities change and the recovery process can be disheartening without the proper support and encouragement from families. 

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How to Move a Senior Parent or Relative with Dementia?

How to Move a Senior Parent or Relative with Dementia? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

Whether your loved one is downsizing or is moving into your home, these tips can help make the transition a much smoother process. 

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Is Your Senior Loved One Ready for a Pet?

Is Your Senior Loved One Ready for a Pet? | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

While pets can have a positive impact on a senior's outlook and health, it's crucial to make sure he or she is ready to provide care. 

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Tips for Communicating with a Parkinson’s Patient

Tips for Communicating with a Parkinson’s Patient | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Common Parkinson's symptoms like slowed thinking or a softer voice can make communication difficult. Use these tips for better talks. 

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Caring for a Terminally Ill Loved One

Caring for a Terminally Ill Loved One | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Providing care for a terminally ill elderly loved one is one of the toughest tasks. These tips aim to make a hard situation a little more bearable. 

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Unexpected Sources of Senior Stress

Unexpected Sources of Senior Stress | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Most of us think once retirement arrives there is nothing more to stress us out, however, seniors are often affected by these overlooked sources of anxiety. 

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A Caregiver’s Guide to Safe Senior Medication Management

A Caregiver’s Guide to Safe Senior Medication Management | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Whether you are a caregiver for your aging loved one or are simply concerned about their health, it's important to monitor the medications that he or she takes on a daily basis. 

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Parkinson’s Care: How to Promote Mobility as the Disease Progresses

Parkinson’s Care: How to Promote Mobility as the Disease Progresses | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Help your aging loved one with Parkinson's maintain his or her mobility by utilizing these tips from Home Care Assistance of Caledon. 

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Treating Mood Disorders in seniors with Parkinson’s

Treating Mood Disorders in seniors with Parkinson’s | Home Care Assistance of Caledon | Scoop.it

 

Changes in mood are a common symptom of Parkinson's which can be difficult and emotional for inexperienced family caregivers to watch. 

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