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6 Tips To Help With Holiday Stress

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When it comes to holiday preparation, stress almost always seems to go hand in hand with the celebrations. The extra financial strain of shopping for gifts, as well as the anxiety of seeing challenging family members, (and everything in between), may make this time of year stressful. But it doesn’t have to be that way.  Set yourself up for success with these 6 tips to help you get organized, plan ahead, and remember that the holidays are all about the people you spend them with. Plan Ahead and Make a To-Do List  Last-minute arrangements, changes in travel, and a never-ending…

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7 Tips to Manage Family Caregiver Stress

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We’ve always been advised to reduce stress in our lives. Stress increases the risk of heart failure, insomnia, diabetes, cardiovascular illness, sleep disorders, and a number of other health problems. But can you remember a more difficult and stressful time that what we are experiencing with the COVID-19 crisis? For several, handling stress is more difficult than ever. Below are a few things that we should do to reduce our stress during this unprecedented time.  Be realistic– Know your limits when it comes to the amount and type of care you can provide. Set realist caregiving goals to accomplish, and…

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4 Summer Travel Tips for Caregivers

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Its June and summer is here! The longing for a holiday is in the air for many caregivers. However, the thought of taking time off can deter the 40+ million family caregivers who support and aid a loved one with everyday needs.  Take a deep breath and remember balance is important for maintaining the health of the caregiver and the caregiver’s well-being. Thrive USA Home Care helps make it possible to go on a summer vacation, attend a special family event, or whatever your potential plans are. We work with many families who take a smooth holiday vacation, even traveling…

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How Smartwatches are Changing the Medical Alert Industry

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Medical alert devices can be lifesaving for not only seniors, but for anyone who finds themselves in an emergency situation.  A benefit of these devices is that they are able to reduce stress and anxiety for caregivers by providing peace of mind that a loved one will be able to get the help they need after an accident or injury. Today, many medical alert systems are on the market, most of which are traditional in-home units and mobile options for more active seniors. Apple, Freedom Guardian, and others have begun to offer smartwatch devices in the past 5 years that…

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