Caregiving

caregiving for child with autism

How to be a Caregiver for a Child with Autism

According to Wikipedia, autism is defined as “a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior.” Acting as a caregiver for a child with autism can be extremely challenging, regardless of a person’s background and experience. Often times, the caregiver will be one of the child’s parents […]

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caregiving for infants and toddlers

Caregiving for Infants and Toddlers

Being a caregiver for infants and toddlers is a demanding responsibility, moreso than caring for adults in many ways. One reason is because there’s often very little in the way of verbal communication, so other methods must be used at times. If infants and toddlers are cared for in child care centers, there need to […]

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cancer caregiving tips

Top Five Cancer Caregiving Tips

Anybody who has ever been diagnosed with Cancer understands the huge shock that hits when they first find out. In more serious cases of cancer, especially if it is at a quite advanced stage, the person may need a caregiver to provide additional support. Here are five tips for cancer caregivers. 1. The caregiver should […]

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basic caregiving skills

Basic Caregiving Skills

Caring for a loved one is a huge responsibility, but it shouldn’t be regarded as a burden. There are a number of valuable skills a caregiver should remember when providing care, because their loved one is a human being, and not merely the sum of their illnesses. Preserve their dignity. A sick person still wants […]

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guide for caregiving families

A Quick Guide for Caregiving Families

Caregiving is something that many thousands of families do for their loved ones. It can be for a lot of different reasons. Perhaps somebody is too old to care for themselves due to ill health. Maybe a family member was born with severe mental and/or physical health problems. Perhaps they had a car accident and […]

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dementia caregiving tips

Dementia Caregiving Tips

If you are caring for somebody with dementia, there are lots of things you will need to learn. The single most important thing is to have patience. That person is losing his memory, but he’s still a human being and a loved one. He’s trying to remember your name, a particular place or the way […]

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