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Bedsores 101: What Live-in Caregivers Should Know

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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

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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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Tips for Taking Care of Elderly at Home

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Tips for Taking Care of Elderly at Home Almost 90% of seniors in the US wants to grow old in their present residence, not in nursing homes. In Singapore, 9% of elderly population lives alone instead of staying in a nursing community. In a global scale, the elderly population wants to assert independence as much […]

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Five Methods to Try When Elderly has Repetitive Behavior

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Five Methods to Try When Elderly has Repetitive Behavior Grandma is restlessly unpacking and packing her clothing, opening her drawer, and asking the same questions again and again. These behaviors seem tiring and pointless for the live-in caregivers and family members who are observing, but for the elderly, it isn’t. They usually do it to […]

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A Guide to Understanding Autism Patients

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A Guide to Understanding Autism Patients The more the live-in caregiver knows about Autism, the more equipped she is in taking care of the autistic patient. Before she starts working in Singapore, we must first check if the live-in caregiver is ready to learn about autism and get to know her future patient well. Those […]

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These Benefits Will Make Seniors Quit Smoking

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These Benefits Will Make Seniors Quit Smoking Smoking cessation is an uphill battle for everyone. People say they want to quit smoking but this habit is harder to break especially if the person smoked all his life. Some seniors believe it’s too late to turn over a new leaf and start anew. Some would say […]

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The Filipino Caregiver’s Guide in Taking Care of Stroke Patients

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The Filipino Caregiver’s Guide in Taking Care of Stroke Patients   Difficulties after stroke often include speech difficulty, arm and leg malfunctions, and emotional negative impacts such as anxiety, grief, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The Filipino caregiver or Indonesian caregiver who takes care of stroke patients must completely understand the risks and challenges the patient […]

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Mistakes the Live-in Caregivers Must Avoid

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Mistakes the Live-in Caregivers Must Avoid   Taking care of senior parents is such an immense responsibility and mistakes are inevitable for caregivers along the way. These mistakes, unfortunately, don’t come with red lights and buzzers. These are mistakes we normally do day to day, not knowing they are dangerous for our loved one.   […]