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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: 

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:

3 Reasons to Get Your Flu Shot Early This Season

Flu season is starting and, while it may be tempting to put off the flu vaccine, healthcare experts recommend being vaccinated as soon as possible. Here are five reasons to get your flu shot early:

Planning the Holidays in the Face of COVID-19

As a caregiver, planning the holidays can be extremely difficult. This year, with COVID continuing to pose a threat, holiday planning is going to look a little bit different. Here are a few tips to ensuring a safe holiday season for yourself and your loved ones:

Tips for Tackling Emergency Preparedness as a Caregivers

Emergency situations are tough for everyone, but as a caregiver, preparing for the unexpected can be especially challenging. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you create your emergency plan as a caregiver in NYC:

Make the Plan

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is in full swing in NYC and surrounding areas and, while everyone wants to have a bit of fun in the sun, there are a few important things that should be kept in mind if you are caring for a senior loved one. If you are providing home health care for a loved one in NYC, here are is what you need to know:

5 Benefits of Tai Chi for Older Adults

First developed in ancient China, Tai Chi is recognized as one of the Wudang Chinese martial arts. Tai Chi draws on internal power for self-defense, strength, and meditation. Tai Chi also offers great health and wellness benefits and is a great exercise alternative for older adults. Here are some of the benefits of Tai Chi for older adults, even adults who need home health care in NYC.

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