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5 Qualities of an Exceptional Caregiver

Taking on the role of a caregiver can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, but also one of the most daunting. It’s not for everyone, but  for those who are compassionate, caring and empathetic, it’s the perfect career path! Caregiving is something that should not be considered lightly and there’s a […]

How To Prevent Senior Loneliness During The Holidays

The holidays are a busy and sociable time spent with loved ones. However, for seniors who are alone or who are in the hospital, the season can feel like a lonely time of year. Senior loneliness is an issue that is not limited to the holiday season, but rather is a growing issue that occurs […]

Spotlight: Homecare with Medcan

For Medcan clients who would value the support of a caregiver for a loved one, or who prefer to recover from medical treatment or surgery in the comfort of their homes, we provide homecare services through our trusted partner, Nurse Next Door. Laura Harris, owner of Nurse Next Door, answers some of our questions on […]

Whoops! I Need To Go Again

Urinary incontinence can occur at any age for any number of reasons. Why is incontinence so embarrassing? People often suffer through their incontinence without seeking help as the embarrassment is too great. Whether you are going through this issue or a family member is, no one wants to be incontinent and this may be one […]

5 Reasons You Should Become a Peritoneal Dialysis Caregiver

Being a caregiver is a highly rewarding career and why Nurse Next Door has over 4,500 caregivers that deliver Happier Aging to our clients every day. They’re the backbone to what we do and we love to recognize them for it. It’s why we have Caregivers of the Month and a Caregiver of the Year […]

3 Tips to Embracing the Moment with Seniors

Would you agree that in this current age, it is becoming more difficult to avoid distractions? Cellphone notifications dominate most of our day – from work emails, to personal text messages and news alerts, our phones never give us a break. Even when they are put aside for a couple hours, time is still needed […]