Detecting signs of distress in a caregiver

How can we know that the caregiver himself needs help?

The main caregiver can feel strong emotional distress when caring for an elderly person for a long time and it is important to identify the signs which point to this – and to offer assistance and professional help

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8 Essential Advice for Adult Children of Elderly Parents

Prepare for the day when your parents need your help

Important advice for adult children who are caring for aging parents

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The Duties of the Bituach Leumi Caregiver

What does personal home care include within the framework of the Long-Term Care Insurance Law of Bituach Leumi?

What does personal home care include within the framework of the Long-Term Care Insurance Law of Bituach Leumi?

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Three Critical Stages in Caring for the Elderly

Major crossroads requiring changes and decisions in caring for an aging parent

When caring for elderly parents one must always watch carefully. Changes occur as time goes by, and assistance given so far may no longer be sufficient as the situation changes. Keep your eyes open for changing needs, and make sure your parents are getting the help and supervision they need at all times

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What kind of help can my parents receive at home?

Rights and services for elderly people living in their own homes

Many elderly people prefer to continue to live in their own homes even after their level of functioning begins to deteriorate. There are a number of organizations which give support to the elderly person living at home

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The Primary Caregiver

The primary caregiver is a type of care-giving superwoman

The primary caregiver is the family’s pillar of strength, and the one who mediates between the elderly person and the outside world. Primary caregivers want to do everything in the best possible way, but they have to remember that they must take care of themselves and their own health just as much as they watch out for the patient.

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