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Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

If you provide care for an aging adult, chances are you’ve experienced caregiver fatigue at some point. Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, has been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s officially defined as a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion and can affect caregivers' ability to provide sufficient support to their loved ones. For this reason, it might be beneficial for the caregiver to place a loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
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recognizing the signs for a nursing home

Recognizing the Signs it’s Time For a Nursing Home

Getting older is a fact of life, but we can all age quite differently. Not everyone who is older or elderly will need to have the support and care that is offered by living in a nursing home. In fact, if you make the decision to move them too quickly, then it could cause some tension or problems in your relationship. However, if your loved one is getting older and you’re thinking that they may benefit from additional support and help, then it is best to know what signs to look out for.
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Is respite care beneficial?

Is Respite Care Beneficial?

If you’re a caregiver for a loved one, you need to take time to look after yourself too. You have probably heard plenty of people tell you this, yet if someone you love needs daily help, it can feel impossible to take a break. You can, though, thanks to respite care. In this post, we will reveal more about the benefits of respite care, especially for the caregiver. So, let’s take a look.
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questions to ask when choosing a nursing home

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home

Before visiting a nursing home, it’s important to prioritize. Make a list of which kind of care, therapy, amenities, and activities are the most important to your family member. A nursing home should be a safe, happy, and comfortable place to live. Speak to the staff and get as informed as possible before you decide. Here are some examples of questions to ask when choosing a nursing home.
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coronavirus hancock hall

Tips for Avoiding Coronavirus and Other Illnesses

Our staff at Hancock Hall has been diligent in preventing a potential coronavirus outbreak at our facility. We have put a ton of guidelines and protocols into place for our employees to practice and follow. In this post, we’ll go over a few facts from the CDC and some tips on how to avoid contracting COVID-19.  
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tips for choosing a nursing home near you

Tips For Choosing A Nursing Home

About 40 percent of people over the age of 65 will spend at least some time in a nursing home. Most stay for just a few months, recuperating after an injury or illness while others are long-term residents. Either way, choosing the right nursing home can be a difficult task.
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