Monthly Archives: January 2015

Working hard to keep everyone happy!

Life is so static. It is here today and gone tomorrow – no matter our age, anyone could be the next one to go. So, as a caregiver, I work daily to keep each and every one of my clients … Continue reading

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Emotional needs come out in a variety of ways

While some clients may be sad and others mad, some seem to lose control completely. Often a caregiver has to wonder if there is anything possible that they can do to prove to their client that they truly believe and … Continue reading

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Enjoying every moment

As I stated on Sunday, elder caregiving is a very static position. Many people wonder just how I can venture from person to person for short – or long – bits of time, get to know them just in time … Continue reading

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Things to try to lighten the mood

As you appear each day in your client’s life, whether they are dying or not (as each and every day we each draw one day nearer to death), your best bet to be the most fabulous caregiver ever is to … Continue reading

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Bracing for another week

The thing about elderly care is that things are fluid; always changing. You never know from one day to another what will develop physically, mentally, psychologically or socially with them. So, once you are off for a full weekend, it … Continue reading

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The caregiver’s mental and emotional needs

While you, the caregiver, are ordinarily the wallflower behind every situation when it comes to caring for the elderly, one thing is for certain, you will need to have someone take care of your mental and emotional needs or things … Continue reading

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Fears of dying

While younger people typically have great fears about dying – or what comes after death – it is not unordinary for many elders to have the same types of questions and fears as the rest of us seem to. Their … Continue reading

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