April 04, 2011
How many times have you heard the so called reminder, “Big boys don’t cry, ” coming from a mother or father? It’s no wonder some of us, and in many cases, grown men, tend to ..
March 11, 2011
It is not always easy caring for an elderly person. Their physical condition, health issues and their emotional state can present challenges for you, the caregiver. There are no doubts that caring ..
February 18, 2011
It happens to most of us at some point within our lives; an elderly member of the family can no longer live independently and needs daily assistance. The loss of independence can be catastrophic to a .
January 27, 2011
Being a caregiver for the elderly can be one of the most difficult jobs in the world, whether it’s your profession or you are doing it for your loved ones. Though at times it can feel extremely .
January 13, 2011
After reading the shocking World Health Organization (WHO) statistic of 424,000 people dying each year from falls. GC Nexus Group was inspired to create an easy-to-follow guide to help you prevent ..
November 29, 2010
Managing home is a big task in itself. From kitchen to clothes to cleanliness everything requires great amount of time, energy and care. Doing the same work everyday brings monotony in life and if ..
November 24, 2010
The whole world around a woman changes when a baby is born. It is kind of a rebirth for the mother. With all this happiness it also adds to the responsibility of the parents. Feeding, bathing, ..
November 19, 2010
Everybody wishes to be alive long but no one wants to raise old. Become old is an obvious, problem-ridden and adverse stage of life and human being is compelled to survive. Perceiving panic old life .
July 20, 2010
Although everyone experiences constipation at times, senior citizens tend to experience it more often. characterized by less frequent bowel movements, more time required to pass stool, and harder ..
January 13, 2009
To find the appropriate senior home care is quite a daunting task. It's a decision where caregivers, who will become such an important part of your loved one's life, are the best possible match. The ..
September 16, 2008
There are certain conditions that medical experts feel could be forerunners for Parkinson's disease. One of them is age. The disease chiefly takes place with older people. Not only does it become ..
September 16, 2008
With a disease like Parkinson's, being a proactive patient is important. At the same time as you have to rely on your doctor, you are also responsible for yourself. Your doctors and therapists cannot .
September 16, 2008
Being diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease can a big effect on you. The impact is on both the person's life and the life of loved ones, friends and even co-workers. It is predominantly a member of .
August 18, 2008
When it comes to caregiving assistance for aging parents, there are many questions that usually follow. What assistance is needed? Will it be few hours per day, a few hours per week, or is it full ..
July 29, 2008
Have you ever had a fall at home? Are you afraid an older loved one may break a hip with a fall? Thousands of people experience this unpleasant reality daily and find themselves robbed of their ..
July 26, 2008
A caregiver is: "someone who is involved in helping someone else manage the tasks of living" (A. H. Zimmer) Parents care for young children, and adult children are often caregivers for their elders, ..
July 17, 2008
The breast cancer journey is filled with decisions, doctor visits, tests, treatments, medications, side effects, and stress. Below are some tips to help a woman newly diagnosed with breast cancer ..
July 13, 2008
For families looking to hire a new home health aide, it is very important to complete a comprehensive background check. For basic online background checks utilizing public records, online services ..
July 10, 2008
Paying privately for home health care services is often a necessary option for seniors who want to remain living independently in their homes . Homecare is the fastest growing segment of the health ..
July 09, 2008
The bottom line for most employers is that 20 to 30 percent of workers care for their elders. Companies are facing the increasing problem of absenteeism in their work force. In the 1970's many ..
July 09, 2008
For many people, the arrival of the summer season is a fun event. There will be barbecues, lounging on beach chairs, and spectacular fireworks that go boom in the sky. But for home alone seniors ..
July 07, 2008
"One person caring about another represents life's greatest value. " Jim Rohn My mother never wanted to be dependent on anyone, but by age 76 the demands of caring for herself amidst her growing ..
July 01, 2008
Live- in home care offers many advantages to other types of homecare. Most seniors, when asked, would prefer to remain in their own homes as long as possible. Live-in home health care offers an ..
August 08, 2007
Aging. Something nobody likes but considering the other option, we'll take it. There are two kinds of aging. Primary and secondary. Primary Aging This is where we get to curse or bless our genes. ..
August 01, 2007
Caregiving is one of the most demanding roles anyone can undertake. If you are performing as caregiver now or you know you will be in the near future, there are some techniques you may find useful. ..