Weight Control

Eating a healthy diet is important for everyone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “people with disabilities can find it more difficult to eat healthy, control their weight, and be physically active.” Whether you are a caregiver or an individual with autism, cerebral palsy, or Down syndrome, Read more…

Take a Break

Caring for a loved one with a developmental disability can impact the well-being of their family caregivers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that “balance is key” for caregivers who have a long-term obligation to provide some level of care. Experts caution family caregivers not to try being Read more…

Dementia Care Tips

More than 5 million people are living with a form of dementia in the U.S. and Canada today. Homewatch CareGivers understands that dementia brings endless changes, challenges and concerns to not only the person diagnosed, but the entire family. Browse through our Dementia Care Tips to find hands-on, no-nonsense advice Read more…

Living with Dementia  

Guide to Living with Dementia A dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming and there are many new issues to address with experts. The guide to living with dementia provides a wealth of information about how to cope through each stage of this progressive brain disease. Dementia Diagnosis Alzheimer’s disease is the Read more…

Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition that can affect people of all ages. Nutrition, movement, and even moods can all be part of mitigating pain from arthritis. When arthritis symptoms make independent living a challenge, there are changes that can be made in the home to allow a Read more…

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. There is no cure for ALS, which is often called Lou Gehrig’s disease after the famous baseball player who had the disease. Someone living with ALS will have unique care needs Read more…