Category Archives: Caregiving

Tips for Success in a New Family Caregiver Role

  It might have come totally out of nowhere: an unexpected fall that led to a fractured hip as well as the need for Mom to have help and support to stay at home. Or, it may have been building up over the years, such as through the slow and incremental progression of Alzheimer’s. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Overcoming Feelings of Guilt Common Among Family Caregivers

Family caregivers give so much of themselves to look after their loved ones, frequently surrendering their own needs throughout the journey. One might presume that with such a rewarding role, caregivers would feel good about themselves, rich in self-esteem and sense of purpose. Nevertheless, the reverse is often true, with many family caregivers struggling with … Continue reading

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Senior Care 101: Safely Disposing of Medications

With so many seniors taking numerous prescriptions, and with physicians adding and changing dosages and medications to find just the right solutions, it’s essential to understand what to do when they are no longer needed or have expired. There are several options for safely disposing of medications: Check labels. The prescription’s label or informational literature … Continue reading

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Caregiving: We Will Journey with You Until the End

Life, no matter how beautiful, always has an end. A life-limiting condition doesn’t have to make everyone sad and focus only on what’s going to happen next. It can also be an opportunity to see life in a more meaningful way. At Sage Home Care, a home care agency in Bethel CT, we make sure … Continue reading

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