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The Meaning Behind the Job: What Drives Today’s Professional Caregivers?

Caregiving is a special job. Although it can involve ordinary, everyday tasks, it also leads to extraordinary relationships. “It’s about much more than cleaning seniors’ homes and taking them to appointments,” said caregiver Debbie Mortimer. “These amazing clients often just want you to sit and talk with them and take an interest in their past […]

Home Care Tips for Dementia Obstacles

Seniors with dementia face many obstacles that make daily life difficult. Here are some simple tips to help them over those hurdles and lighten their loads. Use bright colors: Seniors with dementia often have difficulty visually distinguishing objects. For example, lightly colored food — grilled chicken, mashed potatoes, etc. — blends together on their plate. Serving […]