During the COVID outbreak more people than ever are choosing to stay in their homes. In fact, the number of people discharging directly from hospital to home has increased by 42% since the pandemic started. Ho’okele Caregivers Maui Home
Currently more than 53 million Americans care for a senior loved one. They provide on average, 23 hours per week of care and most still work a full-time job. Balancing caregiving with work, family and other activities can be challenging.
No group has been his harder by the pandemic of 2020 than seniors. Social distancing has taken its toll on many of them. Visits from family and friends stopped for most older people, leaving many feeling isolated. America is aging! The baby
The holiday season is usually a joyful time of year. However, for those without family close by or isolated due to COVID-19 it can be lonely, and families may realize that their parent or loved one isn’t doing so well on their own. Here are
COVID-19 has impacted everyone, especially the elderly population. Many seniors have found themselves cut off from the world, alone and isolated. Sadly, they have stopped basic activities and visitations from friends and families have become
Resource: Caregivers.com/magazine By Cheryl Coppola RN, MSN, OCN Keeping Safe at Home with Chemotherapy As more and more chemotherapy is given in outpatient clinics and at home, it is extremely important that caregivers and patients understand
by Max Zubatsky Resource: http://www.caregivers.com/article “Have a seat and we’ll call your name soon.” “Please fill out these forms to the best of your ability.” “The doctor will see you now.” Let’s face it; a doctor’s visit is not the ideal
By Kim Champion Resource: http://www.caregiver.com/article You’ve made the decision to let an aide come into your home to assist. That was hard enough. Now you’re getting apprehensive about what to expect when the aide arrives for work.
By Jennifer Bradley, Staff Writer/ Resource: www.caregivers.com/articles Forgetfulness is normal. Everyone has bouts of it; and even more with age. Whether a name, address or appointment, these facts slip through a person’s mind easily. For
By Sandra Ray, Staff Writer Resource: http://www.caregiver.com The risks associated with high cholesterol have been well-documented, yet compliance with treatment schedules is still low. In fact, more than 50 percent of Americans have