Health Tip: How Caregivers Can Help10/28/10
(HealthDay News) -- Caregivers can offer help and support to
people who are no longer completely independent.
Womenshealth.gov suggests how a caregiver can provide assistance
to people with dementia, cancer or another condition that limits
the ability to perform basic daily tasks:
- Shopping for groceries.
- Preparing and serving meals.
- Cleaning the home and performing other chores.
- Making sure the bills are paid.
- Administering medications.
- Assisting with bathing, going to the bathroom and getting
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