February 2015 Archives

St. Louis Home Care - Finding the Best Fit

posted by Ted Ryan on February 24, 2015

When it comes to finding care services for a loved one, you don’t want any caregiver – you want the best. Many considerations go into selecting an in-home care provider so thorough screening and background checks are key.  

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Overwhelmed? Stressed? Managing Caregiver Burnout.

posted by Ted Ryan on February 19, 2015

Professional caregivers and workers in the home care field are familiar with the role of a caregiver, however, most aging adults receive care from informal caregivers – family or friends who provide unpaid care.

Caring for aging loved ones, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, can become overwhelming. Stresses of caregiving often accompany the rewards. Studies show that caregivers are more likely to suffer from depression and other health issues.Read More…

Hooked on a Feeling - Emotions & Alzheimer's Patients

posted by Ted Ryan on February 03, 2015

A caregiver’s impact on the life of someone with Alzheimer’s is profound and wide ranging. Thanks to a recent study, we now know that a caregiver’s influence includes emotions – even after the actions that caused them are forgotten.Read More…