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Eldercare: Caring for the Caregiver (Guest Post)

When caring for a loved one, it’s often the caregiver that finds themselves overwhelmed and exhausted.  This is a very difficult time for both the patient and the loved ones who are caring for them. It is essential that you, as the caregiver, give yourself permission to care for yourself as well as your loved one. If you are physically and emotionally drained it will be much more difficult for you to care for your loved one. Developing basic, good mental and physical health care should become a daily routine. Practicing good stress management is easy and does not require [...]

March 2nd, 2014|Our Office, Personal Tax|Comments Off on Eldercare: Caring for the Caregiver (Guest Post)

Elder Care: Dealing with Dementia

My former manager would often talk about his mothers, who suffered from 'OldTimers' (Alzheimer's).  During tax season, he worked long hours.  When he returned home, he would care for his mother, who was cared for by his wife while he was at work. I recently visited with a new client in her early 80s who was the primary caregiver for her husband, who also suffered from dementia.  While she was not frail, I knew that should he need physical assistance, she would be no match for him. Caring for a loved one with dementia causes enormous stress on relationships and [...]

March 2nd, 2014|General Consulting, Personal Tax|Comments Off on Elder Care: Dealing with Dementia
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