Caregiver Connection
  • Mix of pills in the hands of a senior

    Too many medications to manage

    Posted 06/12/2018 by Fallon Health

    Even in the best of circumstances, it’s easy to get confused and make errors when taking multiple medications. If someone you care about is finding it difficult to manage medications, check out these suggestions to make it easier.

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    Benefits of a daily plan for someone with dementia

    Posted 01/17/2018 by Fallon Health

    Investing time in developing a daily plan can reduce stress and improve quality of life for someone with dementia—and for caregivers, too. Nicole McGurin, of the Alzheimer's Association, offers tips to make it easier to organize your day. 

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  • 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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