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How CDPAP Works

How CDPAP Works

The Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) is a state-sponsored Medicaid program providing disabled or chronically ill individuals who need long-term home care a chance to choose and di...

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5 Tips for First Time Caregivers

5 Tips for First Time Caregivers

There comes a time in most people’s lives where we are responsible for others’ care and well-being. When we are young, caregiving might be for younger siblings or a babysitting job in the neighborhood...

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Coping with Alzheimer’s: Communication Strategies for Caretakers

Coping with Alzheimer's

Loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s understandably feel vulnerable. Depending on the extent of the illness, they may not have a full grasp of where they are or what is happening around them. Memory ...

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Safe Caregiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 has reshaped the way we live our lives. Over the last few weeks we have witnessed alarming increases in the rate of infection and deaths across the United States due to the Pandemic. The numb...

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Diabetes Basics: Understanding and Managing Your Health

Diabetes Basics

Diabetes affects 34.2 million Americans, —10.5% of the population. Of those diagnosed with diabetes, 14.3 million, 26.8%, are Americans age 65 and older. Although these numbers are staggering, life...

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6 Exercises to Improve Strength, Balance & Flexibility

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Superfoods for Seniors: What We Eat Can Improve Our Health

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A healthy lifestyle includes physical activity, sleep, and of course, good food. We need to put into our bodies the essential nutrients we need to remain strong, maintain our memory, feel good, and fi...

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Mental Health + Seniors: What You Need to Know to Help Your Patients

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We’re all familiar with the caricature of “the cranky old man” (or woman). The elderly recluse who everyone tries to avoid because he or she is unpleasant to be around. While there are many exaggerate...

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8 Tips to Build a Strong Patient-Caregiver Relationship

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Maintaining a positive relationship between a caregiver and a patient is necessary for a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips that you could use to make sure you are getting the most out of your care...

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How to Observe National Women’s Health & Fitness Day: Caregiver Edition

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If you’re a female caretaker, chances are you place your care at the bottom of the To-Do list. Many times, the women who we love and depend on endure pain while taking care of others first, putting of...

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Look Forward to Aging

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September is National Healthy Aging month! The goal of this awareness campaign is to encourage people to focus on the positive aspects of growing older. Regardless of where you are on the aging spectr...

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The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers

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As a caregiver, you probably hear “Take care of yourself” more often than not. It can seem an impossible task. Caring for an aging loved one is an all-encompassing task on top of your other responsibi...