Resilience is the ability to withstand adversity and bounce back from difficult life events. Being resilient doesn’t mean you don’t experience stress, emotional upheaval and suffering, it’s about how you handle it. Resiliency can be learned or acquired over time, here are some helpful tips for honing your resiliency as a Caregiver.
COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, people who have been fully vaccinated can start to do some things that they had stopped doing because of the pandemic. We’re still learning how vaccines will affect the spread of COVID-19. After you’ve been fully vaccinated againstContinue reading “When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated, How to protect yourself and others”
Check out this video put together by MAGIC – MN Association of Geriatric Inspired Clinicians. It goes over the facts about the COVID vaccine and dispels some of the myths around it. Vaccine Video You can also go to the CDC website to find information on the vaccine. If you are interested in receiving theContinue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Video”
As the COVID-19 Vaccine makes it’s way through the nation people are eager to get it and show their loved ones that they’ve received it. I’ve seen many pictures of friend’s vaccine cards on various social media sites, most of whom are nurses, showing the world they’ve received the vaccine and encouraging others to getContinue reading “Vaccine Card Scams: Don’t Flaunt your Card”
The changes in someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia tend to happen gradually over time. It becomes noticeable that they repeat comments or questions in a 10 minute conversation or forget names of family/friends they’ve known for years. A loved one may not be able to retain new information or they mayContinue reading “10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s”
Staying active and exercising is so important for our health and well being. Follow the link below to see some short, simple work outs to do from home! 10-Minute Stretch and Energize Workout With Kathy Smith
The cold and dark of winter in certain parts of the country, can be hard for people to push through. It can particularly affect the mental state of seniors, presenting dangerous situations for loved ones that you should be aware of. Read more by Betsy Canino – https://caregiver.com/articles/dangers-winter-isolation/
Welcome to “Caregiver to Caregiver!” And say hello to our team of Caregiver Consultants, Merry McGowen, Carol Soma and Mary Kay Laabs, who are eager to support caregivers and their senior loved ones in Faribault County. We work individually and in small groups to provide education and information that will be useful to you now.Continue reading “Welcome to “Caregiver to Caregiver””