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Elder Care

At some point we may need to make determinations for ourselves or our loved ones when living at home alone is no longer possible and more concern is necessitated. But can we afford the elder care costs? How much do the options really cost? Three alternatives for seniors and their families to consider are: in-home care agencies, […]

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Tips for Personal Care of Elderly

Caring for people is a form of love and must be done with patience and sincerity. A caregiver needs to show that she adheres to all standards, guidelines and the proper steps in nursing a person. The following tips for personal care can only be achieved through practice that will result to outward confidence and […]

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Food that are Good for the Elderly’s Memory

Alzheimer’s Disease, Stroke, Seizures, Tumors, Aneurism, and a lot more are diseases linked to brain malfunction. Most of these disorders are directly associated with ageing. Because of this, the Indo caregiver or Filipino caregiver must pay constant attention to the elderly’s brain health through their diet. Brain foods are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and good fats. Eden Grace Maids […]

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Live in Nanny-Understanding Children with Special Needs

Live in Nanny-Understanding Children with Special Needs

Many Live in Nanny and caregiver providers face challenges in keeping their patience when looking after kids with disabilities. Research found out that the parents’ or caregivers’ stress is one of the factors that hinder effective childcare service. Understanding the kids with special needs is the first step to tone down stress and anxiety. Remember that children […]

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Chair Exercises for Elderly with Limited Mobility

Exercise benefits everyone, young and old like to do exercises, even the elderly who have limited mobility. Having limited mobility, means limited activities. But with chair exercises, even with limited mobility, your patient can enjoy, relieve stress, reduce depression, and improve their self-esteem. As a Filipino caregiver/Indonesian caregiver, one of the duties is to ensure the […]

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Important Food Preparations for the Diabetic Elderly

For seniors diagnosed with diabetes, eating the right food is the key to live longer and healthier lives. Elders with diabetes can have other complications that may occur in their health due to diabetes such as hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. With this, the Filipino/Indonesian caregiver must follow a strict diet for the elderly patient with […]

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Elderly Care in this Time of Pandemic

In this time of pandemic, elderly and young people are at high risk of contacting the virus. Reaching the old age, elderly people mostly rely on social connection more than most. With the lockdown and practice of social distancing around the world, elderly people could be feeling more alone than usual. Elderly people are vulnerable […]

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Handling Dementia and Anger: Alzheimer’s Care Challenges

One patient a Filipino/Indonesian caregiver can take care of is an elderly with Dementia; a progressive loss of mental function due to certain diseases that affects the brain. With this, patients may be irritable and may develop anger issues. Managing anger can be difficult with dementia sufferers. One of the most important skills for Alzheimer’s care providers […]

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The Caregiver’s Guide to Effective Communication with Seniors

Loneliness and isolation are closely associated to seniors’ mortality. In Singapore, more than 20% of the elderly living alone are in danger of depression and other psychological health problems. Between 2007 to 2011, at least 50 elderly people have been found dead alone in their own homes according to Straight Times. Since facts don’t lie, […]

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Live-in Caregivers’ Guide to Talking to the Elderly with Hearing Loss

Elderly’s hearing loss occurs very gradually, so our loved ones may not easily realize the fact that they are losing their ability to hear. Through time, humans lose their hearing ability simply because of long exposure to loud sounds or deterioration of sensory hair cells in the cochlea of the ears due to old age. […]

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How to Maintain a Positive Attitude as a Caregiver

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude as a Caregiver Taking care of a sick patient or an elderly is a noble job. However, Filipino caregivers and Indonesian caregivers are also prone to stress and depression. Common signs of caregiver stress are anxiety, irritability, sleeping difficulty, overreaction to minor nuisances, lack of concentration, and bad appetite. Caregiver burnouts are not […]

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What Employers Should Look for in an Indonesian/Filipino Caregiver

As we grow old, we learn to take care of ourselves and do our own daily activities easily. Caring for someone sick or disable, on the other hand, is a different story. Being a caregiver requires practical skills, adequate knowledge, and a positive attitude. There are certain qualities the employer must look for when hiring […]

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A Caregivers Guide in Understanding Dementia Patient

A Caregivers Guide in Understanding Dementia Patient

Our loved ones suffering from Dementia usually have trouble remembering things, thinking clearly, communicating with others, and taking care of themselves. On top of these difficulties, Filipino caregivers must also deal with the elderly’s mood swings and the changes in their personality and behavior. When an elderly has dementia, he loses his “internal critics” or […]

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The Guide to Dealing with the Elderly Who Refuses Help

Your grandma goes to the market in soiled clothes and uncombed hair. Grandpa insists on driving long distance despite his failing vision. Despite the obvious signs of aging and deteriorating health, grandparents refuse to move in their children’s house and reject the suggestion of employing a Filipino maid or Indonesian maid! We can imagine how […]

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The Caregiver’s Guide for Self-Protection

Caregiver’s Guide for Self-Protection The caregiver’s job is something that needs expertise and wisdom from experience. This job must be done with utmost sincerity and a careful knowledge application. In this job, we have to manage our lifestyle, duties and work properly. We must take good care of our own personal health and even ask […]

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Filipino Caregiver: How to Help Elderly Avoid Stroke

There are 6,943 cases of stroke in Singapore for the year 2014, rising to 6,642 cases recorded until 2018. Not only that, Strait Times reported that one out of 10 patients is under 50 years old, and the victims are getting younger each year. In fact, stroke is recorded as the 4th common cause of […]

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Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know

Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, should be a major concern for all live-caregivers, especially those who take care of bedridden elderly patients. Surprisingly, the number of patients bedsores have killed plummets to over 60,000 each year, a figure which rockets higher in caregiving homes and hospitals. While […]

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The Guide to Encourage Elderly Exercise

The elderly’s number one excuse to avoid exercise is their frail body due to old age! However, studies say we aren’t limited by our age when it comes to exercise. Through the guidance of the Filipino caregiver, the elderly can still perform exercises! Changing the elderly’s sedentary lifestyle can decrease their chances of diabetes and […]

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