Caring for a loved one with dementia? Looking for something fun to do? There’s a JF&CS Memory Cafe with singing and music coming up that might be perfect!
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re a patient or a family member of one. To help, see our tips on empowering patients and their families.
Being discharged from the hospital after a treatment or procedure can be a stressful experience for you and your loved ones. See how you can make it easier.
As a patient or concerned family member, you can take steps to ensure quality care while avoiding readmission to the hospital.
As an informal caregiver, here are some tips to ensure that your aging loved one’s hospital stay is as pleasant and stress-free as possible.
We’re continuing our Thriving at Home series by discussing chronic conditions. These four conditions are most likely to cause a trip to the hospital.
This series will take an in-depth look at some of the topics discussed in the book: Thriving at Home: A Handbook for Preventing Hospital Stays. Learn how to keep your home as safe as possible and how to reduce health risks, both of which are key drivers for hospital admissions. You, your loved ones, and those in your continuum of care community can prevent hospital visits and stays with specific actions to take at home that will contribute to a healthier and happier life.
Our St. Petersburg location of Assisting Hands will be co-hosting the Connecting Caregivers Conference on November 2nd through the 4th! It’s a special, virtual event created with the goal to empower caregivers, ease their burdens, and help them find the joy in the journey through education, comfort, and support! The Caregivers Conference will be hosted by Linda Burhans, a national…