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What Skills Matter Most for Personal Care?

If you have a loved one who needs in-home care, you’ll need to determine which type of care they need. The two most common types are companion care and personal care. Both types of care require different skills from caregivers. But the physical aspects of personal care can be particularly skill intensive. So if you’re looking for a personal caregiver to care for a loved one, here are the skills that matter most.

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The True Impact of Elder Care on Family Caregivers

Today, tens of millions of Americans provide elder care to loved ones as unpaid caregivers. But even with so many Americans providing care for family members, most people don’t understand how caregiving impacts family caregivers. It’s only when people become caregivers themselves that they discover how physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing it can be, and how difficult it makes other aspects of day-to-day life.

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Four Important Vaccines that Protect Seniors Against Infection

Four Important Vaccines that Protect Seniors Against Infection

It’s true, vaccinations aren’t just for the young. You still need shots in your senior years to protect against infection. Weakened immunity systems and medical conditions make maturing adults more susceptible to viruses that cause the flu, shingles, ear infections, pneumonia and other ailments.

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