Caregiver Connection
  • Making changes at home to prevent falls

    Posted 10/18/2017 by Fallon Health

    Falling is a common worry among older adults and their caregivers—for good reason. 75% of falls take place in or near the home. Read more for some tips that can help ensure that your loved one’s living space is free of common hazards. 

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    Coordinating care for your loved one

    Posted 09/27/2017 by Fallon Health

    In an ideal world, the communication between your loved one's health care providers would be seamless, but that's not usually how it works out. Most often, the task of coordinating care falls to the patient—and the patient’s caregivers.

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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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