How To Help Caregivers Handle Guilt

By Julia Little  |  June 23, 2015

The number of adults taking on the role of a caregiver for a loved one is growing as the baby boomer generation - the world's largest population - reaches old age. Approximately 44 million adults 18 or older care for an aging relative or friend in the U.S., according to AARP's most recent statistics. It's important that health professionals ensure these caregivers keep their mental and physical health in check, as providing full-time support can be a challenging task. 

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CARP Survey Shows Where Health Care System Can Improve

By Julia Little  |  June 10, 2015

The Canadian Institute for Health Information's Health Care Policy Survey of Older Adults was taken in 2015 to shed light on the experiences ageing seniors have with their current health care systems and improvements that can be made. The survey encompassed 11 countries, including Canada. 

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The 5 Best Apps For Caregivers

By Tim Watt  |  May 26, 2015

As caregivers, it can often seem like you have your hands full with loved ones. Luckily, we live in a world of technology that helps make things more convenient for us. Well, why shouldn't caregiving be made easy with technology? Now it is, thanks to a few handy apps. Use these caregiving apps to aid you from day to day.

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How Senior Living Brings Peace of Mind to Families

By Rachel Nader, Sunrise Senior Resource Counselor  |  April 10, 2015

As someone who serves as a guide along the senior care journey, it’s sometimes tough to talk with families experiencing so much pain & stress. I know senior living is usually the right solution, but this can be an overwhelming proposition to a family on the other end of the phone who sees it as a never-ending process, getting worse by the day.

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Getting Flirty After 50: A Guide to Dating as an Older Adult

By Megan Ray  |  February 18, 2015

Meryl Streep and Diane Keaton may make senior dating look easy in the movies, but many older adults find the process to be much more daunting than what's presented by A-list celebrities. You may not be running into Mr. Right in the university library, but that doesn't mean your dating life has to remain at a standstill during your senior years.

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Determining a Senior Care Program for Your Client or Patient - A Care Questionnaire

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  February 17, 2015

Are you a physician assistant directly treating a senior patient? A case manager with a senior as a client? At Sunrise Senior Living, we understand that your trusted relationship creates a unique forum to discuss a senior’s change in lifestyle. Sometimes, though, getting that conversation started can be a challenge, and the Sunrise Care Questionnaire is here to help.

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Nursing Named Most Ethical Profession

By Julia Little  |  February 6, 2015

Nurses are responsible for tackling a variety of complex tasks each day. Whether they're communicating with families or providing specialized medical care to meet individual needs, these professionals spend their days ensuring they deliver the highest-quality service to both patients and loved ones.

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Professionals Seek to Optimize Transitional Care for Seniors

By Julia Little  |  January 21, 2015

Transitional care is essential for seniors who move between their homes, hospitals and senior care facilities. Whether they're moving out of one and into the other, or they're temporarily transitioning due to a health condition, older adults require emotional, physical and social support throughout the process.

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