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7 Tips to Manage Caregiver Stress

By HCP-GO | Aug 28, 2020

Caregiving feel like Groundhog Day? 7 Tips to Manage Caregiver Stress (2016 #3) By Paula Erwin-Toth Do you remember the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’ starring Bill Murray? Murray played a cynical weatherman named Phil who became trapped in a never-ending day while covering the annual Groundhog Day celebration, held every February 2 in Punxsutawney, PA. […]

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3 Ways to Deliver Quality Home Care to Your Loved One

By HCP-GO | Aug 28, 2020

Taking care of your loved one at home is a big responsibility. If you are doing home care for your spouse, parent, or other older relative, you probably realize that keeping your loved one safe and healthy requires planning. Here are tips on these 3 ways to deliver quality home care: skin care, nutrition care, and […]

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7 Tips to Help you Manage Your Loved One’s Fecal Incontinence

By HCP-GO | Aug 28, 2020

Your loved one is calling you in the middle of the night. Groggily, you hurry to their room. The odor that greets you makes your heart sink. Maybe you wonder, “Can I handle this too?” Taking care of a loved one with fecal incontinence can be very stressful and embarrassing for both of you. Even […]

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Defining Family Home Care: The Vital Role of the Family Caregiver

By HCP-GO | Aug 28, 2020

Are you a caregiver to an aging parent, friend, spouse, or other loved one? If, like many caregivers, you are juggling the responsibilities of children, a job, and family home care, you may often feel at your wit’s end. As you go about the often stressful tasks of attending to the personal needs of your loved […]

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Top 5 Ways to Take Care of Elderly Skin

By HCP-GO | Jul 16, 2020

Elder skin requires specialized skin care, including nutritional, lifestyle, and preventative skin care measures. When you look at your loved one’s hand, you may notice how thin and frail their skin has become. Even when you feel most overwhelmed with caregiving, a glimpse of that delicate skin might remind you why your job is so important. […]

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Causes of Adult Diaper Rash

By HCP-GO | Jul 16, 2020

Caring for a loved one in their elder years means overcoming many unexpected obstacles. Adult diaper rash (also called diaper dermatitis or incontinence-associated skin damage) is one such condition that can be frustrating for everyone involved. Adult diaper rash can weaken the skin and can be painful and difficult to get rid of if it’s allowed to develop. […]

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Caregiver Tips: How to Change Adult Diapers

By HCP-GO | Jul 16, 2020

If your loved one is having problems with incontinence, you may feel like it is too much to handle.  How can you add changing adult diapers to your many other daily tasks?  Take a deep breath.  You can do it. It isn’t easy, but these tips make the task more manageable: Tip #1 Gather Your Supplies Having […]

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Treating Common Skin Problems of Aging Skin

By HCP-GO | Nov 25, 2019

There is no greater calling than providing for our parents and grandparents, giving them the same benefit of care in their old age as they gave us as children. When granted this responsibility, their skin is one area that requires special care to stay healthy and prevent damage. There are a few common issues that […]

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