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Knowing These Stroke Symptoms Can Save a Loved One's Life

A stroke is essentially an interruption of blood flow to the brain. There are two main types of strokes; ischemic and hemorrhagic. Ischemic strokes happen because the blood flow to the brain has been blocked while hemorrhagic strokes happen because an artery has burst. Regardless of the cause, a stroke can cause permanent damage and even death, which is why getting help quickly is key. As a caregiver in New York City, or anywhere else, sporting these signs can help you save the life of your loved one. Here are a few key ways to recognize a stroke: 

4 Things You Need to Know About Respite Care

If you’re a new caregiver, familiarizing yourself with the concept of respite care can help prevent burnout and make you a bigger caregiver in the long run. Whether you’re new to the concept of respite care or simply need a reminder, here are five things you should know:

Respite Care: What It Means

Stepping Into the Role of Caregiver in 2022? Here’s What You Need to Know

Becoming a caregiver is both a noble act of love and a difficult endeavor. If you are poised to become a caregiver in 2022 or have recently become a caregiver, here are a few things to keep in mind:

You Can Become a Caregiver at Any Age

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers That Everyone Should Consider

 

If you are caring for someone who also suffers from a chronic illness, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, the New Year’s Resolutions may seem trivial. However, as the new year begins, giving yourself time to reset and create new goals can prevent burnout and help make 2022 be more enjoyable.

Resolve to Focus on What You Can Control

Tips for Making the Most of the 2021 Holiday Season

The holidays are typically a joyous time, and, despite the ongoing threat of a pandemic, many people continue to look forward to seeing families and engaging in some end-of-the-year fun. If you are a caregiver, however, the holidays can also be stressful as you prepare to see the family and make plans on top of your daily duties. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of this holiday season as a caregiver:

Create a Safe Space

Enjoy These Foods for a Healthier Immune System this Winter

The food we eat can have a major impact on our overall health. Whether you are looking to boost your own immune system, or are a caretaker looking for natural ways to help your loved one, consider adding these to your diet: