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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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How to Overcome Caregiver Role Strain and Stay Positive in Midlife

Caregiver role strain clouds your entire life: Physically, mentally, and emotionally. Here we show you how to cultivate a positive mindset to overcome it.

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Brain Food that Prevents Alzheimer’s and Dementia

What if you could prevent Alzheimer’s or dementia with the right foods in your diet? A review of “Brain Food” by Dr. Lisa Mosconi.

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Improve your sleep habits in these three areas to rest easy

Sleep is one of the keys to maintaining your health as you age. Improve your sleep habits by incorporating this guide into your daily life.

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11 Ingenious Exercise Ideas for Seniors

A list of eleven low impact exercise ideas for seniors that are easy on the joints while still building strength and stamina.

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How to Live a Healthy Lifestyle to Make Disease Disappear

“How to Make Disease Disappear” by Dr. Rangan Chatterjee is an amazing, practical guide on how to live a healthy lifestyle.

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