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Concordia Blog - 2022

Signs of Caregiver Stress & Ways to Combat Burnout (2022)

January 25
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While the role of a family caregiver is extremely rewarding, it can still take a toll on many people’s mental, physical and emotional health. In fact, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP Public Policy Institute survey, it is said that 40% of caregivers feel emotionally stressed, almost 20% say it caused financial problems and about 20% feel emotionally strained from caregiver burnout. To care for our loved ones, we must also be sure to take care of ourselves ­— that’s why today we’re discussing the signs of caregiver stress and ways you can combat the burnout.

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6 Tips to Keep You Smiling During Winter

January 11
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Shorter days, less sunlight, cold weather and the end of the holiday season are often a recipe for the winter blues – a fairly common and non-medical diagnosis that bring on feelings of sadness. The good news is that while you may feel a bit gloomier than usual, the winter blues are temporal and we have some great tips to help keep you smiling through the next couple of months!

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What Are The Types of Hospice Services?

January 6
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When thinking about the types of hospice services or types of hospice care, it’s very common for people to feel a bit overwhelmed and unclear about options, services, benefits and goals.

Hospice care provides a full complement of medically driven comfort and symptom management, but is not curative care, which is care to cure an illness. Hospice care is a type of specialized care that is tailored to patients with terminal illnesses. The goal of this type of care is to provide comfort and to improve the quality of life.

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