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Category: Recommended Reading

Part Guide, Part Workbook, Part Index — A ‘Complete’ Caregiver Aid

Book of the Month: April 2015 Becoming a caregiver doesn’t have an application process. Often, there’s not even a waiting period. Rather, if a loved one is in need, then you’ll do whatever it takes to help. It may be the natural…

With Scrutiny of U.S. Elder Care, an Author’s Call for ‘Dignity’

Book of the Month: March 2015 As the American lifespan continues to extend longer than ever, our oldest demographics — currently at their largest numbers in history — are projected to keep growing exponentially. The consequent expansion of geriatric medical needs is…

Experts Offer a Glimpse into a Dementia Patient’s Reality

Book of the Month: February 2015 When a loved one’s self-sufficiency declines, the caregiver’s instinct is often to help as much as possible. But stepping in at the first sign of struggle can become a slippery slope, which may unintentionally endanger a loved one’s independence:…

Caregiver’s Tragicomic Memoir Taps Into Familiar Feelings

Book of the Month: January 2015 A new year is approaching, which means it’s time for new routines and regimens in the name of personal betterment. Here at Residential Home Health, our resolution is to spend the year ahead self-improving — and…