Caregiver Resources

Are You Making These 5 Mistakes When Purchasing Adult Diapers?

Are You Making These 5 Mistakes When Purchasing Adult Diapers?

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Dec 02 2020

When you’re managing incontinence, having the right information on hand can lead to fewer leaks, lower costs, and—most importantly—better health. When is it time to move from a pad to an adult diaper? Is more expensive better? How do you choose absorbency level? Read on for solutions to the most common mistakes adults make when managing incontinence. Read More


3 Simple Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep and Stop Counting Sheep

3 Simple Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep and Stop Counting Sheep

Posted by Valerie Henderson on Mon Nov 16 2020

If you’re reading this, we’re guessing you occasionally have trouble getting enough shut-eye at night. Well, join the bleary-eyed, exhausted crowd. A whopping 75% of adults in the U.S. have difficulty falling asleep, wake up too early, or both. And the older we get, the more unattainable a great night of sleep feels. Fortunately, we have three simple solutions for a more satisfying slumber. Read More


15 Minute Challenge: Exercise for Couch Potatoes

15 Minute Challenge: Exercise for Couch Potatoes

Posted by Valerie Henderson on Mon Nov 16 2020

It’s easy for anyone to slip into a sedentary routine over the course of a long winter, but caregivers are at an even higher risk of lethargy: Half of adult caregivers say it’s difficult to balance work and caregiving, 75% find the effort to be at least moderately stressful, and more than 50% find it to be overwhelming. It’s no surprise, then, that many caregivers simply can’t find the time to exercise.Read More


15 Minute Challenge: Just Breathe

15 Minute Challenge: Just Breathe

Posted by Valerie Henderson on Fri Nov 13 2020

Whenever, wherever, and however long you practice mindful breathing, the most important thing is to take some time to focus on yourself, reduce acute anxiety, and—to paraphrase Ray Charles—say “Hit the road, stress, and don’t you come back no more, no more, no more, no more.”Read More