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Senior Care Network is your comprehensive online source for invaluable real life information and resources designed to help family members and caregivers better understand the many issues of aging in order to assist you in making informed decisions regarding the healthcare needs of loved ones during their golden years. The primary focus of this online community is about sharing specific insights and advice on how to navigate your way through this complex process, while providing loved ones with the highest level of comfort, dignity and quality of life possible during this challenging chapter of their lives.

More and more of today’s Baby Boomers are finding themselves becoming ultimately responsible for weighing in on medical care, financial decisions and issues pertaining to their loved ones’ daily living. At times, this can feel like a tremendous responsibility which can often seem overwhelming and stressful. Senior Care Network’s Support Forums have been expressly created with this in mind so that you can connect, learn and share ideas, techniques and solutions with others going through similiar experiences with their loved ones.

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  1. Seven Secrets to Successful Caregiving

    A longer life expectancy has led to an increased demand for family members to serve as caregivers for older adults. Caregiving can be a demanding, stressful and seemingly thankless job, but really it is an amazing gift to allow a loved one to “age in place” rather than in a clinical setting. 1. Learn about your loved one’s illness(es). As a caregiver you become the eyes of the physician and voice of the patient. Be sure that you can knowledgeably speak to the symptoms, challenges and changes of your loved one’s physical and mental health. 2. Seek support. Caregivers needn’t...
  2. Relaxation Techniques for Caregiver Stress

    Most people don’t have a plan for coping with caregiver stress. Fortunately, there are a number of relaxation techniques and coping mechanisms that you can use to help deal with stress, such as: Two-minute relaxation. Switch your thoughts to yourself and your breathing. Take a few deep breaths, exhaling slowly. Mentally scan your body. Notice areas that feel tense or cramped. Quickly loosen up these areas. Let go of as much tension as you can. Rotate your head in a smooth, circular motion once or twice. (Stop any movements that cause pain.) Roll your shoulders forward and backward several times. Let...
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