Caregiver Connection
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    How EAPs help with caregiving issues

    Posted 09/12/2017 by Fallon Health

    Guest blogger Kathleen Greer, an expert on employee assistance programs, knows there’s no way to be prepared for your “new normal” when you're a caregiver. But what if you had a resource at your fingertips that could provide some emotional support for you—and the information, support and resources you need to help plan for your loved one’s care?

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    5 ways to prevent falls

    Posted 08/23/2017 by Fallon Health

    One in four people aged 65 and older fall each year. But paying attention to changes in health and mobility can help you reduce the risk of your loved one falling. 

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    How to choose the right home careĀ 

    Posted 08/02/2017 by Fallon Health

    Taking advantage of the home care resources available to your loved one can support your caregiving efforts and help you continue to provide care effectively at home. Find out more about types of home care and how to choose an agency. 

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    After a diagnosis of dementia

    Posted 07/17/2017 by Fallon Health

    Before your loved one’s dementia was diagnosed, you may have interpreted the behavior you saw as inattention or disinterest. Now that you know, you can consider next steps, planning and the best ways to communicate with your loved one.

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  • How to involve family and friends in helping with caregiving

    Posted 06/26/2017 by Fallon Health

    There are many reasons your family and friends may not be providing the help you need. Focus instead on these three ways to ask for help more effectively. 

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