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Why Is Respite Care Important for Caregivers?

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Everybody needs a break sometimes, especially if you find yourself in the position of being directly responsible for someone else’s wellbeing. Respite care exists to give primary caregivers some time to relax or focus on their own needs. If you are curious about respite care, contact the Merryvale community to learn more. What is a […]

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How to Talk to Someone with Dementia

Communicating with an individual who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s can be challenging. As the illness progresses, communication becomes increasingly difficult as they struggle to remember ideas, articulate their thoughts, and manage their emotions.  Despite these struggles, it’s incredibly important to continue to communicate with these individuals, as those relationships help promote better self-esteem, sense […]

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Preventing Caregiver Fatigue

Our parents cared for us for years throughout our childhood—preparing our meals, cleaning our homes, and doing our laundry. However, when the time comes that they need us to do the same in return, it can be a challenge to balance it with our typical lifestyles. It’s no surprise then, that 40% of caregivers are […]

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When Should You Finalize Your Will?

Knowing when to finalize your will can be a difficult but incredibly important process. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to drafting and finalizing your will.  Getting Started  A will allows you to distribute property and assets to whomever you wish or to dispose of these things in the manner you choose. […]

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