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Comfort Keepers’ Resources and Recommendations for Family Caregivers

Many friends and family members elect to be the primary caregiver to a senior themselves. Caregiving is a rewarding endeavor, yet it introduces a range of challenges, difficulties, and concerns that demand considerable attention and planning. Family caregivers should take advantage of the many articles and informational resources that are widely available, and they shouldn’t hesitate to seek professional services, including respite care, if they feel the need for assistance.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Caregiver Resources and related topics.

Supporting Family Caregivers

There are many resources available to you. In the interest of your overall health — and that of your family and the person you are caring for — don’t approach caregiving responsibilities as if you are alone.


Technology: Taking Caregiving to the Next Level

Modern technology as it applies to seniors, especially those living home alone, is more high-tech than you may think.


The Antidote for Caregiver Stress? Become Engaged

More than 5 million Americans today live with some form of dementia, and caring for those afflicted creates significant stress on family caregivers. Current figures place the number of family and friend caregivers at about 15.4 million (approximately 60% of these are women); these caregivers spend an estimated 17.5 billion hours of unpaid time at a cost of $216.4 billion annually.


The Great Outdoors: Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Spending time outdoors exercising or just enjoying the scenery can bring about sharper mental states and happier moods along with improved physical health and sense of wellbeing.


The Six Stages of a Caregiver's Journey

Caregivers travel a unique and winding road that is sometimes hard to understand unless you have traveled the same route yourself.


Who should I Trust? Signs of Fraud Against Seniors.

According to the FTC, nearly 25 million Americans are victims of consumer fraud each year. Seniors continue to be a rapidly increasing segment of the population targeted by con artists.



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