Getting out of the house has an impact on your life expectancy

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/getting-out-of-the-house-has-an-impact-on-your-life-expectancy/ Today Wiley Research made an interesting announcement about the importance of getting out of the house: In a Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study of community-dwelling individuals aged 70 to 90 years who were participating in the Jerusalem Longitudinal Study, leaving the house daily wa… Read More

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Reducing Holiday Stress with Memory Impaired Loved Ones

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tips-caregivers/reducing-holiday-stress-with-memory-impaired-loved-ones/ Your whole family is gathered for dinner during the holidays. Your sister-in-law is playing a video to entertain her two boys. Your spouse is having an animated discussion with your brother about holiday-light displays. A timer is buzzing in the kitchen. Your teenage daughter tells you that your mot… Read More

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3 Tips on How to Find Caregiver Support Groups

More at… https://thecaregiverspace.org/3-tips-on-how-to-find-caregiver-support-groups/ Caring for an elderly loved one can be a thankless task. It can also be an emotionally draining one. Experts believe anywhere between 40% to 70% of unpaid caregivers suffer from some form of clinical depression, and studies have found that caregiver stress puts a serious strain on family caregivers…. Read More

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