Protecting and ensuring the safety of elders is of prime importance for home caregivers. However, many don't stop to think about protecting themselves from injury. By protecting the caregivers, we also provide a safe and secure environment for such care. Preventing injuries, especially back and shoulder injuries (the most common), can be achieved through proper education and attention to body positioning when lifting, turning and transferring patients from one lo
Mickey has been a Case Coordinator at Care Indeed for almost a year now. Her dedication and hard work continue to have a meaningful impact on the company’s mission. Mickey always ensures her client’s needs are met and collaborates with peers to deliver professional and ethical home care services. Learn more about Mickey’s journey here...
Kevin Subuyuj’s journey as a caregiver began three years ago assisting clients with different medical needs. He strongly believes in treating others with the same dignity and respect that you want for yourself. Learn more about Kevin's caregiving story and what he loves most about working at Care Indeed.
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Driving in rain, whether a sprinkle or a heavy downpour, can be one of the most difficult driving situations a driver encounters. Rainy conditions are directly associated with higher accident rates. Take a look at these tips to assure safety while driving on wet roads.
1. Wait Until the Weather Improves if Possible
If you feel uncomfortable driving in the rain and can postpone your trip or commute, wait unti
While most think of the holidays as a joyous time, when faced with a debilitating disease or condition as a senior, the stress of coping can zap away the excitement. The holidays can also be a lonely and difficult time for seniors, according to a recent survey by the AARP Foundation. The survey revealed that 31 percent of seniors interviewed have experienced loneliness during the holiday season.
If you – or a family member – are facing the hol
The holidays are a perfect time to reconnect with family; however, this time of year also means ensuring your home is in top shape for the upcoming winter months. Annual home inspections are a critical component to guarantee the safety and minimize risks should an emergency arise. Take a look at a few proven tips that can help prevent common winter hazards:
Caring for an individual suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease takes great patience, care and love. As your loved one – or patient – navigates this disease, you can provide high-quality care and enhance your skills as a caregiver by learning more about how this debilitating disease can progress.
Since November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, as well as National Family Caregivers Month, now is the time to understand more clearly how to navigate this disease with a loved one –
While the holidays are typically a joyous time for family and friends, when a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, the toll of the disease can zap the joy out of the season. However, it doesn’t have to. In fact, with a few simple tips, you can ease your loved one or Alzheimer’s patient into the holiday season and find joy for all.
I love this time of year. It's the season of reflection, connecting with loved ones, and pausing to take stock of all that we are grateful for in our lives. Revisiting all of the fantastic memories experienced at CI throughout the years, the life lessons clients have taught me along this path are what stand out most.
As a former caregiver, nurse, and now executive, I can honestly say that no
According to Alzheimer’s Disease International, more than 50 million individuals worldwide suffer from the disease with the numbers growing each day. While the projected number of individuals affected could reach up to 130 million within the next 30 years, Alzheimer’s Disease has been a known condition since 1906.
As time progressed, the need for more research and awareness of the disease prompted President Ronald Reagan to d