Reducing Agency Caregiver Turnover

Article Contributed By: Cathy Molitoris, LNP Correspondent

Tammy Hynicker loves her job, for the most part.
Hynicker works for Independent Living Services, providing in-home personal care to the elderly and adults with disabilities.
“I find my job rewarding, because I have the chance to assist consumers with the things we do daily for ourselves and take for granted,” she says...

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10 Holiday Survival Tips

Article Contributed By: Alzheimer's Association

The holidays are just around the corner. Families are gathering for Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas, sharing laughter and happy memories. But for families coping with Alzheimer’s, the holidays can be bittersweet times,...

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Alzheimer’s Tips – Changes in Communication Skills

Article Contributed By: National Institute on Aging

Communication is hard for people with Alzheimer’s disease because they have trouble remembering things. They may struggle to find words or forget what they want to say.

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Caregiver Tips – Caring for Yourself

Article Contributed By: National Institute on Aging

Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a caregiver. This could mean asking family members or friends to help out, doing things you enjoy, using adult day care services or getting help from a local home health care agency.

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