Caregiver Resources

Dementia and Bathing: 5 Proven Ways to Keep Your Loved One Clean

Dementia and Bathing: 5 Proven Ways to Keep Your Loved One Clean

Posted by Brianna Maguire on Mon Oct 12 2020
If you’re caring for someone with dementia and struggle to bathe them, know that you aren’t alone. From “curious vision” to having a tough time seeing the water, all sorts of challenges can pop up when you’re trying to get your loved one clean. To help, we met with dementia care experts and put together a guide of our favorite tips.Read More

Straight From the Nurse's Mouth: 7 Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

Straight From the Nurse's Mouth: 7 Ways to Avoid Heart Disease

Posted by Valerie Henderson on Tue Oct 06 2020
The biggest common denominators among people with healthy hearts are eating low-fat diets, refraining from smoking, exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking alcohol in moderation. These practices are so effective, in fact, that they were found to reduce the risk of heart attack and heart-related death by five times. Whatever your job, age, gender, or lifestyle, these 7 tips can help you build a healthier heart starting today.Read More

8 Diet Tips to Help Manage an Overactive Bladder

8 Diet Tips to Help Manage an Overactive Bladder

Posted by Carewell Staff on Tue Sep 29 2020
Living with an overactive bladder doesn’t have to hold you back. With the right strategy, which includes knowing which foods and drinks to add or remove from your diet, you can manage your symptoms and enjoy a completely normal, active life. In fact, you may even feel better than before with the added energy boost you get from our healthy (and yummy) recommendations!Read More

Caregiving Basics: Preventing Falls and Fractures

Caregiving Basics: Preventing Falls and Fractures

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Sep 23 2020
Most breaks occur in the hip, spine, or wrist, and about twenty percent of older people who suffer breaks fail to regain the independence they had before the injury. It’s not too late to protect yourself or your loved one. Even if you have thin bones or have already suffered at least one fracture, you can take a few simple steps to prevent future breaks. Read More