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Recovering from COVID-19 at Home

If you are recovering from COVID-19 or caring for someone who is recovering at home, these tips and guidelines can help you.
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Pack a Perfect Picnic

Pack a Perfect Picnic

When you’re caring for someone who’s homebound, a picnic can be a welcome change for both of you. Here are ideas for menus and finding a perfect spot. Read More
Anticipatory Grief, Disappointment & COVID-19

Anticipatory Grief, Disappointment & COVID-19

If you’re sad about how your old life has been altered by COVID-19, worried about what’s to come as it continues, and wondering what life will look like after the pandemic is over, you may be experiencing anticipatory grief. Read More
Strategies for Long-Distance Caregivers

Strategies for Long-Distance Caregivers

More than 1 in 10 family caregivers live over an hour from their parents. Here are some strategies to help you be an effective caregiver from afar. Read More
When Siblings Disagree About a Parent’s Care

When Siblings Disagree About a Parent’s Care

Resolving disagreements about a parent's care is easier when they can make their wishes known or when a health care agent can speak for them. However, if it’s up to you and your siblings to make decisions, how should you go about it? Read More
How to Hold a Family Meeting

How to Hold a Family Meeting

When an elderly parent needs help, holding a family meeting may become necessary as your parent’s health and ability to live independently change. Read More
Staying Connected Despite Social Distancing

Staying Connected Despite Social Distancing

Without the distractions of your everyday routines, relationships with the other people in your household can become tense. Here are some suggestions that may help you maintain important relationships and avoid feeling lonely. Read More
Recovering from COVID-19 at Home

Recovering from COVID-19 at Home

If you are recovering from COVID-19 or caring for someone who is recovering at home, these tips and guidelines can help you. Read More
Practicing Mindfulness to Relieve Caregiver Stress

Practicing Mindfulness to Relieve Caregiver Stress

There is no denying that life during the COVID-19 pandemic is stressful. As a caregiver, you must get a handle on stress before it gets the best of you. One effective stress-busting tool is the practice of mindfulness. Read More
How to Prevent Infections

How to Prevent Infections

Avoid spreading the germs that cause coronavirus (COVID-19), the flu, colds, and other infections with these 5 tips. Read More
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