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The Benefits of Respite Care

Respite care is temporary help for a caregiver so that she or he can take a break. Home Care Plus provided this infographic on the benefits of respite care. While I do not know this company and cannot vouch for them, I thought the message was valuable and worth sharing. And to learn how to access respite […]

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Caregiver Guilt During the Holidays

If life were like flying, in the event of a change in pressure, an oxygen mask would automatically appear in front of you. But alas, here on the ground we need to remember to reach for our own oxygen masks when life is overwhelming. Pressure absolutely changes during the holidays. Our already busy lives get busier with shopping, cooking, cleaning, wrapping, entertaining and […]

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5 Essential Items for Working Caregivers

If you’re juggling a job and caregiving, you need to be prepared for anything,     anytime – working in between doctor’s appointments, sleeping in the ER, and caring for yourself no matter how hectic your day gets.Keep these 5 essential items handy at all times. 1. A laptop and mobile hotspot Caregiving involves a lot of […]

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