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Covid-19 Meets Flu Season: How Seniors And Caregivers Can Prepare

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit seniors hard in 2020. Adults 65 and over have been hospitalized at a rate 5-13 times higher than adults under 30 and are dying from the disease at a rate 90-630 times higher than young adults. When combined with the mental health toll of social... more

How To Talk About Vaccines With Caregivers, Employers And Loved Ones

For “heart moms” like Riki Graves, talking about vaccines is a matter of necessity. Her 6-year-old Juliana had a heart transplant when she was a baby. The procedure saved her life, but it also means she has to be on medications that weaken her immune system and make her vulnerable... more

Activities Of Daily Living: What Are They And How Are They Used?

Assessing when and what kind of additional care might be needed for a loved one or client can be tough. Independence is a hard thing to gauge, and decline isn’t always apparent. The six activities of daily living (ADLs) and the eight instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) can be... more

Covid-19 Vaccines And Kids: What We Do (And Don’t) Know So Far

As the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, many are holding their breath for a vaccine. More than 165 vaccine candidates are currently in development, with several already being tested in human trials. While researchers attempt to condense a years-long process into just 12-18 months, some parents are left wondering when... more

How The Benefits Of Vaccines Really Compare To The Risks

Few big choices come easy in parenting. What baby food to get, diapers to use or books to read can all feel like heavy decisions for first-time parents. But when it comes to weighing the pros and cons of vaccines, recommendations are much more straightforward, says Dr. Lindy McGee, a... more

How Much Should You Charge For Your Nanny Services?

You’ve had a successful interview for a new nanny position. You like the family, and the family likes you. Now it’s time to answer their next question: “What do you charge for your nanny services?” According to the 2020 Cost of Care survey, the average nanny makes... more

5 Critical Kids Health Tips For Fall, According To Medical Experts

In mid-July, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Dr. Robert Redfield said he’s concerned that the fall and the winter of 2020 and 2021 will be “one of the most difficult times that we've experienced in American public health.”  He’s not alone. Health officials... more

9 Things To Know Before Hiring A Nanny Or Sitter To Drive Your Kids

Trusting someone else to drive your kids can be tough, especially if you don’t have a strong relationship with the caregiver already. But even when you have a nanny or sitter you know and love, giving them the go-ahead to transport your kids can make anyone feel uneasy. After all... more