Nutrition and Aging

Nutrition and Aging

Reading Time: 4 minutesEating a balanced, nutritious diet is important for maintaining health, especially as people age.  Caregivers can help by observing what, when, and how much their care receivers eat. Are they eating enough or too much? How much food is processed...
Are you prepared to be a caregiver?

Are you prepared to be a caregiver?

Reading Time: 2 minutesEvidence shows that most caregivers are ill-prepared for their role and provide care with little or no support. Caregivers show higher levels of depression. Depressed caregivers are more likely to have coexisting anxiety disorders, substance...
Anxiety and Caregiving

Anxiety and Caregiving

Reading Time: 4 minutesBalancing your life and responsibilities as a caregiver can feel overwhelming. This is why it’s common for caregivers to feel anxious. Anxiety is a strong feeling of worry or fear. Causes of Anxiety in Caregivers Caregiver anxiety can be caused...
What do caregivers need most?

What do caregivers need most?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe question “what do caregivers need most?” can seem intimidating—especially for those who have never walked this path before. More often than not, the answer is actually quite simple. What they need most is to know and feel that someone truly...
COVID 19 At Home Tests – what you need to know

COVID 19 At Home Tests – what you need to know

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat are the different types of at-home tests? So far, the FDA has given what’s called emergency use authorization (EUA) to five at-home tests. That means the tests haven’t gone through the full rigorous FDA approval process, but the...