Category: Family Caregivers
Friday, November 2, 2018
Supporting Family Caregivers
As we get older, we realize how real the conversation with family is about caring for a loved one, especially if that loved one is yourself. For many, that conversation ends with someone in the family taking on the role of caregiver. At CareLink, we know the trials and successes that come with caregiving, which is why we are sharing ways to show support and say “Thank you” to the caregivers in your life in recognition of National Family Caregivers...
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Friday, June 1, 2018
Legal Assistance for Seniors
With the process of aging comes many physical and mental challenges. At CareLink, our goal is to help educate, equip, and assist elderly members of the Little Rock community, as well as their caregivers and family members on topics ranging from Social Security and Medicare enrollment to personal finance and legal assistance. That’s why we connect you with legal consultation services to help you make the most of legal resources at your disposal.
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Monday, May 7, 2018
Most seniors prefer to live in the privacy of their own homes over retirement communities and nursing home facilities, and understandably so. The freedom and independence of living in one’s home can do wonders for physical and mental health.
Organizations like CareLink seek to support homebound seniors and their caregivers by providing a wealth of resources, but there are many things caregivers and those who are homebound can do to make the most of independent living.
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Monday, April 16, 2018
Caregiving comes with its own unique circumstances and understandings between the caregiver and patient. This is especially true if the person who needs care is obese.
Regardless of whether your patient is a family member or employer, bed-bound or able; if they are obese, there are certain precautions you must take while caring for them. First and foremost, you must protect your patient and yourself from injury. As a caregiver, you are there to give aid and assistance and work to...
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Monday, April 2, 2018
Caring for a loved one is one of the most selfless things a person can do. When things get difficult or feel overwhelming, it’s important to reach out to people and resources that can help.
At CareLink, our mission is to support older people in the central Arkansas area. However, it is just as valuable to support the caregivers in our community who dedicate their lives, time, energy, and hearts into helping a loved one.
Since April is National Stress Awareness Month, we’ve put...
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Guest Author: Alex Smith, Business Developer at iProv, LLC
Recently, my boss came into our usual Monday morning meeting. He gave his little spiel and then wrapped up by sharing an idea with us. He wanted our team to take advantage of a volunteer opportunity with a local nonprofit, CareLink - a company I had much familiarity with already. I'll get to that in a sec.
RJ, my boss, suggested we volunteer for CareLink’s Meals on Wheels program. He explained that we...