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Home Care Mistakes To Avoid

Having access to in-home care is an invaluable service for people who need some assistance and support to remain in their homes when others can’t provide the support they need.  This may be a short term requirement when recovering from surgery or a new baby or it may require some long term support for the… Continue Reading

Persuading Your Parents To Get Help

We all love our independence, and our aging parents are no different.  But adult children may see that their parents could really benefit from some extra assistance and can be reluctant to raise the subject for fear of offending them.  We don’t like to hear that we may be failing. We don’t want to think… Continue Reading

Carers Deserve A Reward

No-one ever said that caring for another is an easy job. If you have chosen to become a carer for your loved one or dear friend, then please take the time to reward yourself.  You have taken on the most rewarding yet sometimes most demanding role of your life.   Caregiving is a job and… Continue Reading

When Your Carer Is Also Your Spouse

Life can be tough when you are suffering from autoimmune disease, chronic pain, or chronic illness. There are so many issues to deal with.  Sometimes, it gets even tougher when your carer is also your spouse and other times it is the sweetest gift one can give to their significant other during a time of need.… Continue Reading

What to do when you reach The End

Somethings in life we wish we didn’t have to face and other things we just can’t avoid. Not just paying taxes but eventually, we will all reach the end of the road and our time is up. That’s right when life passes you by and time to move onto the next life. Death is a… Continue Reading

Dyslexia or Visual Dyslexia?

What’s the difference between visual dyslexia and dyslexia?  They both have some commonalities: Dyslexia and visual dyslexia are both information processing problems but have different causes. Different causes that require different interventions. Visual dyslexia is not an auditory or phonemic processing problem. Visual Dyslexia A visually dyslexic child does not have speech problems associated with dyslexia… Continue Reading

Offering Help When You Care Too Much

One of the hardest things in the world to do is simply walk away from someone you love when they don’t want your help. It may not be because they don’t want help but rather don’t want to admit they need it. But the rejection can be painful. You may feel powerless when someone close… Continue Reading

Disabilities – The Australian Experience

Sadly, many people actually believe disability is someone else’s problem. They do not believe disability will touch their lives and give little thought to the experience of living with a disability or caring for someone with a disability. For many years people with disabilities found themselves shut in, being forced to be hidden away in large institutions… Continue Reading

Stress is a real health risk

Stress is a real health risk

Stress can wreak havoc on your mind and body. Your body is hard-wired to react to stress in ways that are meant to protect you. Today’s life doesn’t mean that life is free of stress in fact, for many people, today’s life is loaded with stress but how we deal with it makes the difference.… Continue Reading

When You Need Palliative Care

When You Need Palliative Care

There may come a time when the body is tired or illness sets in. That’s when palliative care may be necessary but you don’t need to leave home to receive the care you or your loved one deserves.  Palliative care can be performed along with the care you receive from your primary doctors. Its primary… Continue Reading

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