Care Giving Blog

The Caregiver and Achieving Life Balance

caregiver-wheelAchieving life balance to help minimize stress and enjoy life sounds so good! For most of us, though, it is a constant challenge, especially if we are also caring for others.

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Protecting Your Senior Loved One From Scams: Advice for Michigan Caregivers

seniorscamsThe statistics on seniors and scams are frightening. AARP estimates that one in five seniors has fallen victim to a scam at some point in their life. Older adults are at higher risk for being victimized for many reasons ranging from being lonely to being too trusting. Technology has made it even easier for scammers to take advantage of seniors.

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5 Ways Parents Can Prepare a Child for a New Sitter

babysitterThe arrival of a new babysitter can be stressful for parents and children alike. Trusting you have made the right choice in hiring someone new and leaving them alone with your little ones is tough. For kids, getting used to a new “boss” isn’t always easy either.

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An Update on The Alzheimer’s Project

update-alzheimers-projectIf you are a Michigan caregiver for a loved one who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, you may be familiar with The National Alzheimer’s Project Act. If you aren’t, here is some quick background information.

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Are You Eating "Real Food?"

What do I mean by “real” foods? They are the foods nature gives us. You know, things like plants, roots, fruits, nuts, bigstock-woman-with-man-and-child-choos-42821002 WEBseeds, honey, meats, milk and eggs.  Real food is wholesome and nourishing. It’s simple, unprocessed, whole food. It’s grown in soil that’s free from harmful pesticides and chemicals. And the animals are raised without hormones or antibiotics.  

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Can Man’s Best Friend Help You Stay Healthier?

 

health-benefits-petsWhile most of us who have a pet in our lives believe they make us feel better, there is mounting evidence to prove they can actually help to improve our health. 

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