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“Man up” and get checked

There is a common idea that men are ‘supposed to be tough’, but this outdated stigma is putting millions of men at risk. According to a recent study by the Cleveland Clinic, more than half of men don't regularly see a doctor, going only when they are seriously ill.

Paige Oyaga

How to be an Advocate for Your Loved One

Most people will be a caregiver for a loved one at some point in their lives, whether it’s for a child, a partner, a parent or a friend. At some point, every person is a patient navigating unknown waters, from the difficulties of childbirth to the unexpected illness or injury. Learning how to advocate for… Continue reading How to be an Advocate for Your Loved One

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Aging in Place Considerations

Aging in Place: Home Safety Tips for Older Adults

Plan Ahead: Three Key Steps for Aging in Place There is no wrong time to think about, or plan for, aging in place. Many of us wish to stay in our own homes as we age, and to maintain independence for as long as possible. By starting early, you can organize the resources and coordinate… Continue reading Aging in Place: Home Safety Tips for Older Adults

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Communicating with Individuals with Alzheimer's/Dementia (Webinar)

Living with a Loved One’s Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month is in June. Read this article to learn more.

Paige Oyaga

Women’s Health: Empowering Women to Talk About Healthcare

Women's Health Week begins on Mother's Day each year. Join Shield HealthCare in raising awareness for women's health.

Paige Oyaga
21st annual caregiver contest win $1000

21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Guadalupe A.

As people age, gifts that are sensible or meaningful are appreciated. Here are useful and thoughtful gifts for the special senior in your life...

Allison Dalton
21st annual caregiver contest win $1000

21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Betty A.

Here, Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, explains how to go about getting ostomy supply samples and talks about the importance of finding a WOCN.

Allison Dalton
21st annual caregiver contest win $1000

21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Elizabeth N.

While it may seem like relaxing and watching TV is the optimal way to spend your limited free time, in reality, exercise is one of the best things you...

Allison Dalton
21st annual caregiver contest win $1000

21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Lily S.

Preventing diaper leaks can be difficult, embarrassing and stressful. People who struggle with incontinence oftentimes find it hard to deal with...

Allison Dalton
21st annual caregiver contest win $1000

21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Joseph G.

Congratulations to Runner-up Joseph G. from Colorado. When I was a young child, my mother made me promise to never put her in a nursing home. We were hearing horror stories of people being abused and neglected by staff while being at an assisted living facility all the time. It was the early 90’s, right… Continue reading 21st Annual Caregiver Story Contest Runner-up – Joseph G.

Allison Dalton
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