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Revive, Refresh, Recharge: Self-Care Essentials Every Caregiver Deserves

Contributed by Sharon Wagner Embarking on the caregiving journey is akin to navigating a ship through uncharted waters. While the role is noble and rewarding, the challenges can quickly mount, leading to burnout. This guide from Centennial Adultcare Center offers essential self-care techniques for caregivers. By internalizing these strategies, caregivers can stay replenished and offer [...]

Stroke Information and Resource Guide

Guest blog submitted by David Patterson, ACLS Training Center, originally posted at : https://www.acls.net/stroke-information-and-resources.htm Stroke Information & Resource Guide Jul 20, 2016 A stroke is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. It is a leading cause of disability and the fourth leading cause of death among Americans. Until recently, if you were to experience a stroke, [...]

Pain and Dementia

[quote_right]Irrespective of degree of cognitive impairment, the impact of untreated pain in older people can be devastating.[/quote_right]Pain in people with dementia is a critical public health problem. As the population of older adults’ increases, hospital nurses are more likely to encounter patients with dementia admitted for acute and often painful conditions. Indeed, nearly 50% of [...]

Supporting a Loved One After a Loss

Losing a spouse is a deeply emotional and challenging experience, particularly for individuals who have shared many years together. As a caring family member or friend, you can play a crucial role in helping them navigate this difficult journey. In this guide from Centennial Adultcare Center, we will explore practical ways to support your loved [...]