Family Caregiver

21 02, 2017

Hiring Home Care: Two Steps to Take

2017-02-23T11:32:04-04:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog Post, Family Caregiver, Private Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

When it's time to hire live-in care for a family member, it can be challenging to find the right healthcare provider. Families can use this two-step process to find the right in-home care. 1. Conduct a Needs Assessment There are several types of home care that can be tailored to an individual's needs. Personal care [...]

23 07, 2015

50+ Best Caregiving Tools Online

2016-05-20T15:56:35-04:00July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Family Caregiver|Tags: , |

It can be very frustrating when trying to find caregiving tools on the internet.  You know what you need is out there but can spend hours finding the right tool. We complied a list of the best caregiving tools that we could find on the internet.       General Tools   Eldercarelink.com is a resource [...]

9 12, 2013

Grieving Process: The Definitive Guide To Loss

2014-01-09T20:35:40-04:00December 9th, 2013|Categories: Family Caregiver, Free Guides|Tags: |

Grieving is a part of home care, even though our job is meant to bring families together.  By providing care for the seniors, we eliminate many of the chores, duties, and personal care that can weigh down and overwhelm a family caregiver. Our goal is to take those burdens away, so that families can spend quality [...]

12 08, 2013

5 Easy Self Care Activities For Family Caregivers

2013-09-23T13:04:19-04:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Family Caregiver|Tags: |

Think you're too busy caring for aging parents or a recovering  relative to engage in a few self-care activities? You can squeeze a little self-care into your routine, and as a caregiver, if you don't, you're laying your health, sanity, and ability to cope all on the line. At Minute Women, Inc. of Lexington we [...]