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Stander's Top 10 Follows for Caregivers
JULY 30, 2020
For most, the art of caretaking is a learned trade. Being a caregiver may never stop being overwhelming, but the amount of up-front learning and research that is required is exceptionally remarkable. Fortunately, there is a substantial amount of resources available online for beginners, intermediates, and expert caretakers alike.
Nursing home and senior living communities have long been a popular option for aging adults. There are a wide range of living community options for adults, depending on the type of care and level of activity that is needed. According to AARP, surveys indicate that nine out of 10 people prefer to stay and age in their own homes.
Q&A: What it's like being a Primary Caretaker to an Aging Parent
JUNE 22, 2020
While in high school I watched my mom become the primary caregiver for an aging grandmother who had multiple serious health issues. I was able to sit down with her and ask real questions about what it is like to provide care to an aging parent.
5 Reasons to Shop at your Local Home Medical Equipment Retailer
JUNE 10, 2020
Whether providing self-care or caring for another, the task can be demanding of time, energy, and resources. Fortunately, there are dozens of Home Medical Equipment (HME) products and caretaking skills that can be obtained to alleviate these demands while increasing patient safety and independence.
5 Things to Consider Before Coming Home After a Fall
June 2, 2020
As much as we at Stander preach “fall prevention” we understand that for most, falling is not a question of if, but rather when. After a hospital stay or emergency room visit, returning home is often a scary and stressful experience for a caregiver. After a fall there will be new limitations and precautions that will need to be taken to ensure the safety and well being of the person who has fallen.