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Poor Oral Health

The Link Between Poor Oral Health and Other Diseases

Recently, oral hygiene has come into the spotlight because many of the ailments associated with poor oral health can be linked to other chronic diseases.

Dr. Kristy Taylor
warning signs of caregiver depression

Warning Signs of Caregiver Depression

Caregivers are more likely to develop feelings of anger, loneliness or sadness. These feelings are warning signs of caregiver depression.

Taylor Snell
Lifting techniques for caregivers

Watch Your Back: Lifting Techniques for Caregivers

Caregiving can be a physically strenuous job. Besides taking care of your patient, caregivers need to take care of their own health. Follow these guidelines

Taylor Snell
signs it's time for a nursing home

Recognizing the Signs it’s Time For a Nursing Home

Recognizing the signs it's time for a nursing home is key to the health and quality of life of your loved one. Caregivers often feel guilt

Taylor Snell
Differences between dementia and Alzheimer's

The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

There is often much confusion regarding the differences between dementia and Alzheimer's disease. According to the National Institute on Aging (NIA),

Taylor Snell
Travel Tips for Seniors

5 Travel Tips for Seniors Living an Active Lifestyle

Traveling is a great way for seniors to enjoy their retirement but planning is important. Read our travel tips for seniors.

Aimee Sharp
Warning signs of caregiver depression

How to Put On an Adult Diaper

For caregivers new to adult diapers, it may be easiest to start with your loved one lying down. Learn how to put on an adult diaper in 5 easy steps...

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
remove an adult diaper

How to Remove an Adult Diaper

Changing an adult diaper for the first time can be a little daunting. These eight easy steps can help create a comfortable, low-stress experience.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Activities of Daily Living

Webinar Video and Slides: Activities of Daily Living – Tips & Tricks for the Caregiver

OASIS requires the assessment of eight ADLs, or basic self-care activities. Improving ADLs can affect both reimbursement and quality of life.

Aimee Sharp
the care act

The CARE Act: Caring for Family Caregivers

The CARE Act is designed to support caregivers when patients go into the hospital, and when patients are discharged to their homes.

Sarah McIlvaine
Webinar: Pressure Injury Staging Made Easy Webinar
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