Tag: Caregivers

Caregiver Support March 21, 2018

4 ways caregivers can take care of themselves and mitigate burnout

For many Tennessee caregivers, giving comes first — and sometimes at their own expense. Learn how to take care of yourself as you care for others so you don’t suffer caregiver burnout.

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Caregivers

prevent medication errors January 8, 2018

How to prevent medication errors at home for seniors

Many poisoning cases in the elderly involve medications. Here's how to prevent problems.

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Aging Well Caregivers Prevention

caregiver legal documents October 25, 2017

4 legal documents every family caregiver needs

Having these documents in order will help make caregiving easier for the responsible family member.

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Aging Well Caregivers

Caring for aging parents October 11, 2017

Caring for aging parents

These talks can be tough, but they make decision making easier in the long run.

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Aging Well Caregivers

adult children living at home February 16, 2017

How to navigate young adult children moving back home

Set expectations, limits before adult children move back to the nest.

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Family

August 19, 2016

When dealing with cancer, lean on someone to help record medical information

If you have cancer, it can be helpful to appoint a family scribe, someone to go to doctor visits with you to take notes if your mind is reeling.

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Cancer Caregivers

drug interactions May 16, 2016

Common drug interactions: Keep your family safe

See how food or vitamins can affect your medications.

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Aging Well Caregivers

causes of shingles April 15, 2016

Caregivers: What you need to know about shingles

Learn the facts about this painful condition that usually hits seniors.

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Aging Well Caregivers

November 6, 2015

Holidays present good chance to spot aging parents’ health concerns

Talk to your parents about their health and keep the conversation going.

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Aging Well Caregivers