Caregiving Under Stress

Caregiving Under Stress There is a group of health care workers that are not visible as the doctors, nurses, lab technicians, and other medical staff was commonly seen by patients. The vast majority of people in this unseen worker group do not have medical degrees or certificates but manage infusion pumps, operate feeding tubes, dress … Continue reading “Caregiving Under Stress”

Is Live-In Care Right For You?

Is Live-In Care Right For You? It’s a fact that older adults want to age in place in their own homes. Unfortunately, the independence of some seniors is threatened unless someone helps them with their day-to-day living activities. Many older adults, however, are finding a solution to this problem by hiring a trained and experienced … Continue reading “Is Live-In Care Right For You?”

Hospice Care and End of Life at Home

Hospice Care and End of Life at Home Coneigh Sea cared for her husband while he was a hospice patient in their Murfreesboro, Tennessee home. Sea managed all of his medications and his bodily fluids, mostly by herself. Although her husband died in 1993, Sea still remembers the burden that is placed on her. It’s … Continue reading “Hospice Care and End of Life at Home”

The Cost of Caregiving

The Cost of Caregiving Amy Goyer was working full-time in Virginia when the health of her aging parents started to take a downward turn. Goyer eventually quit her job and moved to Arizona to care for her parents. Her mother had a stroke, and her father would later develop Alzheimer’s disease. Goyer worked as a … Continue reading “The Cost of Caregiving”

Budget For Caregiving

Budget For Caregiving When we think of frontline workers in the healthcare profession, doctors, nurses, and pharmacists are a few that come to mind. People who are usually left off the frontline workers list but are also committed to helping the sick and elderly are caregivers. Because of this, caregiver advocacy groups recommend families include … Continue reading “Budget For Caregiving”

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress Without a doubt, 2020 was a stressful year for older adults because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the stress was even greater for those who cared for seniors during this turbulent time. Routine caregiving, however, was an overwhelming responsibility long before the coronavirus disease outbreak. In fact, a … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress”

Senior Age Tech

Senior Age Tech Older adults were hit the hardest during the first stage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Due to the pandemic, seniors were afraid to leave home and family members did not want to risk spreading the coronavirus disease when visiting their elderly loved ones. So, seniors stayed connected through telephone calls or virtual visits … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech”

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress

Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress Without a doubt, 2020 was a stressful year for older adults because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And, the stress was even greater for those who cared for seniors during this turbulent time. Routine caregiving, however, was an overwhelming responsibility long before the coronavirus disease outbreak. In fact, a … Continue reading “Caregiver Burnout: Steps for Coping With Stress”

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert It takes time and effort to find the right product or service when shopping online. But, while doing an online search, shoppers may not be aware that scammers are following them around. Fraudsters troll online shoppers to find out what they are searching for or the links they are clicking … Continue reading “Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert”

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer

How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer In 2013, Hisashi Kambe, a computer systems engineer, developed a unique system that used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify baked goods at a Japanese bakery. The BakeryScan system, for instance, could distinguish a cake from a croissant and a Danish from a turnover. BakeryScan was featured on television … Continue reading “How A.I. Is Learning To Fight Cancer”