Things to Know about Skin Cancer when Providing Elderly Care near Pearland TX

The largest organ of the body is the skin and skin cancer begins in the cells of the outer layer, or epidermis, of the skin. Usually, the skin that is most exposed to the sun will develop abnormal cells, but they can also occur on areas of skin not exposed to sunlight. When providing elderly…

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3 Signs that the Senior Care near Friendswood TX You’re Providing is Wearing You Out

Many times caregivers take on too much not realizing that little by little they are succumbing to burnout. Getting to the point of burnout doesn’t happen all of a sudden. It takes place over a period of time causing subtle changes in your behavior until one day the mildest irritation could spiral you into a…

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Learning about Blood Pressure as a Caregiver near League City TX area

Blood pressure is something that almost every caregiver for the elderly should know. Whether you are caring for your mother, father, another loved one, or as part of your job, you may not think much about blood pressure. However, medications, stress, anxiety, the foods that we eat, exercise … all of these things can affect…

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Working caregivers are all over the nation. Some manage to work full-time from their home while caregiving full-time. Others hold down full or part-time jobs while caregiving. Your situation isn’t much different from hundreds of others. It’s impossible to be at work and with your parents at the same time, yet you often feel like…

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It might feel a lot like role reversal.  When you were young your mom was always telling you to eat your vegetables.  Now you feel like she should be eating more of them to maintain a healthy diet.  You might be right.  It’s estimated that less than 15% of American adults do not eat enough…

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If you aren’t sure what types of food your elderly loved one should be eating, you’re not alone.  Also, should they be taking supplements?  There are some eating and digestion difficulties that can crop up in the later years, so they should definitely be taken into account. You and your parent’s home care provider can…

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Seniors tend to get balance problems and dizziness more frequently than younger people.   And when you have dizziness and loss of balance, it can be very dangerous for you especially if you are older.  Having dizziness can cause a fall or other potential injures; it can also indicate other medical issues, which may be present.…

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Elderly home care is provided to give you a high level of quality care for your loved one. They make your life run smoother and give you a feeling of relief because they are someone you can trust and depend on.  Caregivers are carefully screened and only the very best people are available for you…

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(A story) Neil didn’t know what to do when his father was diagnosed with cancer.  He just wanted to crawl into a hole and disappear for a while, but he knew that wasn’t going to happen.  Like his father, he was going to have to deal with this diagnosis, and the fight that lay ahead.…

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(A story) One thing that people often accuse me of being is stubborn.  I try not to be hard headed, but it’s just always been a character trait of my family.  My father was the same way and I think it rubbed off on my mother through the years.  My mother was a strong woman,…

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