Caregiver Resources

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

Emergencies 101: Building the Perfect First Aid Kit

Emergencies 101: Building the Perfect First Aid Kit

Posted by Carewell Staff on Tue Sep 22 2020
As a caregiver, keeping one first aid kit in your car and one at home can save valuable time and prevent mishaps from escalating into emergencies. The faster you can get to your supplies, the faster you and your family members can start to heal! There are essential supplies that should be in every single first aid kit, and there are extra supplies that are not as critical, but great to have on hand if space and budget permit. We’ll give you both lists so you can create a kit that works best for you and your family. Read More

What to Do If Your Loved One Doesn't Fit into Baby Diapers Anymore

What to Do If Your Loved One Doesn't Fit into Baby Diapers Anymore

Posted by Brianna Maguire on Mon Jun 08 2020
If your loved one has been incontinent for a long time, you’re probably used to the traditional baby diapers found in stores. But when your child grows and is still in incontinence products, it can create a sense of panic: What happens when there’s not another size up?Read More