Caregiving and Hospice Blog

How to Prepare for Fall and Winter Sickness No Comments

Fall and winter are still recognized as the two seasons during which illnesses spread faster. Anything from a common cold to a more severe health issue is to be anticipated, mainly due to the nature of these two seasons. Recent studies by the University of Cincinnati and its online bachelor of science in respiratory therapy program revealed that flu season peaks during the December to February period. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to prevent these illnesses…

Prepare for Pre-End of life No Comments

There’s much discussion around the end of life topics, but it’s the part before needing end of life strategies that are ignored. They are the ones we discuss in my Facebook group most often and those come with a bag of dilemmas, especially if we don’t have family nearby…

3 Signs of a Great Health Clinic No Comments

It’s often surprising to see how little thought people give about choosing the right healthcare facility or practitioner. People often spend more time shopping for a car than for a doctor. But if you’re an expecting mother, suffering from a chronic illness, or are simply looking for a good family doctor, choosing the right practitioner is essential…

Advice for Caregivers No Comments

Caregiving demands a lot of time and attention, which can be very overwhelming and lead to caregiver burnout or put them in a stressful situation. In order to maintain great health and wellbeing for caregivers, we’ve listed four pieces of advice that can help them on their journeys with caring for patients or loved ones…

More Tips on How to Choose a Homecare Nurse No Comments

We’ve covered how to get started with choosing a home healthcare service provider in a previous article, along with some questions to ask during the selection process. Finding a good homecare nurse is really important, which is why we’re going to review some more tips on how to choose a good one in this article. Let’s get started, shall we?

Caring for the Carer – Who Cares for Those Who Care for Others? No Comments

It takes a lot of love to put your own life on hold to care for a loved one who cannot look after themselves. Most carers who take on this role do so because they wouldn’t want it any other way. You are probably one of those people. Yet, like so many others in your situation, do you find that while you are busy caring for others, no one seems to be caring for you and your needs?

4 Problems that Senior Home Care Agencies Face and Ways to Come Out of Them No Comments

There is no doubt about the increasing success of the senior home care industry. However, the industry is also facing certain challenges. Owing to its rise in demand, there have been many complications, as well. If you are planning to start a home care agency, you must see to it that you are equipped to face all the issues and complexities associated with the industry…