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Caregivers need care, too. In this Family Caregiver Training Video Series, certified senior advisor Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care shares valuable information for anyone who is caring for an elderly person – whether that person is a parent, other relative, or a friend. For each topic you’ll learn helpful tips to overcome challenges and be provided with resources to make your family caregiving responsibilities a rewarding and loving experience. The Family Caregiver Training Videos cover topics such as signs that care is needed, discussing difficult topics with your aging parent, how to communicate with healthcare providers, helping your parents with their finances, managing long-distance caregiving, how to know if an in-home care provider can help, protecting your older loved one’s safety and rights, and other issues that are importantnt to those caring for an aging parent, grandparent, or friend. Each brief video presents a wealth of useful information in straightforward, easy-to-understand language.

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Caregivers need care, too. In this Family Caregiver Training Video Series, certified senior advisor Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care shares valuable information for anyone who is caring for an elderly person – whether that person is a parent, other relative, or a friend. For each topic you’ll learn helpful tips to overcome challenges and be provided with resources to make your family caregiving responsibilities a rewarding and loving experience. The Family Caregiver Training Videos cover topics such as signs that care is needed, discussing difficult topics with your aging parent, how to communicate with healthcare providers, helping your parents with their finances, managing long-distance caregiving, how to know if an in-home care provider can help, protecting your older loved one’s safety and rights, and other issues that are importantnt to those caring for an aging parent, grandparent, or friend. Each brief video presents a wealth of useful information in straightforward, easy-to-understand language.

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    #34.5 How Caregivers can Handle Holiday Stress

    #34.5 How Caregivers can Handle Holiday Stress

    Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care offers a variety of tips to avoid and counter stress throughout the holiday season.

    • 2 min
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    #34.4 Holiday Ideas for Seniors with Diminished Senses

    #34.4 Holiday Ideas for Seniors with Diminished Senses

    Engaging non-diminished senses is key to increasing senior enjoyment of the season.

    • 3 min
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    #34.3 Make the Holidays Merry for Seniors

    #34.3 Make the Holidays Merry for Seniors

    Simple things can make the holidays more enjoyable for seniors.

    • 3 min
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    #34.2 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

    #34.2 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

    Intangible gifts, such as your time, can be very meaningful to seniors who have less of a need for more possessions.

    • 3 min
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    #34.1 What Seniors Need for the Holidays

    #34.1 What Seniors Need for the Holidays

    Holiday shopping for seniors can be daunting because they already have things they need. But intangible gifts can mean more to your senior.

    • 3 min
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    #33.6 Alzheimer's Caregiver Concerns

    #33.6 Alzheimer's Caregiver Concerns

    Common caregiver concerns are financial costs associated with care and the physical toll it takes on their loved ones.

    • 4 min

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