Caregiving: Why is Routine Important?

Routines can greatly reduce stress among the elderly. As a caregiver, establishing a consistent routine helps seniors know what’s next while feeling safe and secure. If the elderly person you are caring for has dementia, routines can become even more important for their over all well-being. Below are the benefits of creating a routine along with tips for tailoring them specifically for the special senior in your life. Benefits of Creating a Structured Routine: Doing the same basic activities each day such as eating, bathing and dressing can help seniors have a better nights sleep and reduce the effects […]

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