Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 3 – Ambiguous Loss and Anticipatory Grief


3 Mar 2019 Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 3 – Ambiguous Loss and Anticipatory Grief As any of the caregiver agencies in Philadelphia can tell you, any form of caregiving involves unique challenges. In part one and part two of this series, we covered the work stresses and overall emotional stress that many caregivers often deal with. However, perhaps the toughest emotional...

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Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 2 – You vs. Your Emotions


25 Jan 2019 Common Caregiver Problems: A Series with Solutions – Part 2 – You vs. Your Emotions Any caregiver agency in Philadelphia will tell you that being a caregiver takes an emotional toll, especially when the care responsibility falls upon one person full time. A caregiver will have to face and overcome emotional challenges, if they are to continue providing effective care.  In our previous...

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Caregiver Agency in Philadelphia Discusses Common Caregiver Problems


20 Aug 2018 Caregiver Agency in Philadelphia Discusses Common Caregiver Problems When talking about senior healthcare services in Philadelphia, focusing on the problems seniors may face as they age is fairly common. Caregiving is about making life comfortable for elderly loved ones while helping them maintain as much independence as possible. However, having this focus tends to make us overlook...

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Services – What Is Elderly Respite Care and What Are Its Benefits?


25 Apr 2018 Philadelphia Home Health Care Services – What Is Elderly Respite Care and What Are Its Benefits? Among the many home health care services in Philadelphia that we provide, possibly the least-understood is respite care. Full time home care of a senior can be extremely challenging, mentally, emotionally and physically. Elderly respite care can provide the relief caregivers need to recharge...

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Summer Vacations May Mean You Need Senior Home Care Assistance for Your Senior Loved Ones


24 Jul 2017 Summer Vacations May Mean You Need Senior Home Care Assistance for Your Senior Loved Ones When you are providing constant senior home care for an elderly loved one, taking a vacation is more than a nice break. Caregiver burnout is a very real problem, particularly among those who have been providing elderly care for months or even years.  Some occasional “me time” is needed for caregivers...

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Senior Care Givers Can Get Support


9 Mar 2016 Senior Care Givers Can Get Support Often the relatives of aging loved ones are those who gladly take on the task of providing senior care for them. The role of caregiver is vital and the work is an act of love. However, one element of senior care that is many times overlooked is the toll it can place on those providing the care. The responsibility of being directly responsible for...

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