Category: ENRICHMENT, EDUCATION, HEALTH AND NUTRITION

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Caregiver Corner with Sarah: Building Strong Care Teams

In this Caregiver Corner with Sarah Beargie, our Staff Coordinator, she discusses the importance of making caregivers feel valued in building strong care teams.

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What is a CNA? How to Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

A Certified Nursing Assistant, or CNA, is an often overlooked but important member of a care team. But, it is also incredibly rewarding and an excellent starting point in a healthcare career. So, what is a CNA and how do you become one?

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Overcoming Life’s Disappointments in 6 Powerful Lessons: Recommended Reading

Overcoming Life’s Disappointments by Harold S. Kushner helps you understand what it means to live a good life and making the right choices to live well.

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Introducing Caregiver Corner! Marilyn: Faith, Family, and Compassion

In our first Caregiver Corner, our weekend staff coordinator Marilyn explains the importance of her family’s experience in caregiving as an inspiration for her career and the role of faith in compassionate care.

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Gardening Made Easy For Seniors: Indoors and Outdoors

Gardening never gets old, but getting older may make it challenging to do. Read more in this short guide on gardening made easy for seniors.

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The Qualities of a Professional Caregiver: 12 Essentials to Look For

What are the qualities of a professional caregiver? Bringing a caregiver in to help isn’t always an easy task. Here are ten things to look for.

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What to Do When an Elderly Parent Refuses Care

In our latest “Senior Spotlight” column for Wake Living, we discuss what you can do when an elderly loved one refuses care and offer guidance.

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“Who Will Care for Us?”: Recommended Reading

Who Will Care for Us highlights the growing problem of not enough care for an increasing number of elderly adults in the U.S.

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Dealing with Stress: How does it Impact our Health?

Before dealing with stress, we have to know exactly what it is. What does it do to our bodies and minds and how can make our lives less stressful?

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ADLs and IADLs: 12 things to know to provide quality care

What’s the difference between ADLs and IADLs? Knowing what they are can help determine the level of care a senior needs and if they can remain independent.

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