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Posts by Jami D. Eddy

Can Home Care Providers Help Seniors Sleep Well?

Caregiver in Havana FL: Helping Seniors Sleep Well

Marlene is 80 years old with a heart condition. She is often tired for most of the day, often falling asleep around 6:00 p.m. in her chair. She then wakes up around 9:00 pm and goes to bed but doesn’t fall asleep right away. After tossing and turning for many hours, she wakes up at…

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The Psoriasis Stigma

Home Care in Madison FL: The Psoriasis Stigma

Psoriasis is a condition that causes lesions on the skin. The lesions are red and scaly. Not only are they unsightly, they are also itchy and can cause a burning sensation. Unfortunately, in addition to the discomfort caused by psoriasis, people with psoriasis are often the target of negative reactions from people who don’t understand…

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Adaptive Clothing and Tools to Make Dressing Easier

Elder Care in Havana FL: Adaptive Clothing and Tools

Marilyn developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, at the age of 74. Her hands were the first part of her body affected. Eventually, every day tasks that were once simple became difficult for her to perform on her own. One such task was getting dressed. When Marilyn talked to an occupational therapist…

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Fingernail Care to Protect Your Senior’s Health

Senior Care in Madison FL: Fingernail Care

There are many things you do as a family caregiver to protect your senior’s health and well-being. Preventative measures are some of the most important steps you can take to help your parent enjoy better health, and higher quality of life as they age in place. When thinking about all of the ways you can…

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August is National Eye Exam Month

Home Care in Tallahassee FL: National Eye Exam Month

Elderly adults who are over age 65 are much more likely to develop serious eye conditions that can affect their vision permanently. That’s why family caregivers should take advantage of National Eye Exam Month and schedule an appointment right away. The purpose of National Eye Exam Month is to make people aware of the importance…

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Signs That Show You Have Caregiver Burnout

Senior Care in Quincy FL: Signs of Caregiver Burnout

Do you have caregiver burnout? Would you know if you did? Caregiver burnout is a form of exhaustion stemming from the care of another person. It can affect you emotionally or physically. You can become indifferent to your parent’s needs, develop stress and anxiety, or enter a depression. It’s important to recognize the signs of…

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