Nightly Postpartum Home Nurse Care: FAQs From New Parents

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Bringing home the baby is an exciting time. You have waited for months to have this little bundle of joy in your home and the time has finally arrived. However, many new parents find that those first few weeks after bringing home a newborn can be some of the most stressful weeks ever. The new mother is healing from the birthing process, may be emotionally and physically drained, and their partner (if there is a second parent in the household) may be heading back to work.…

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What To Expect As You Care For An Elderly Relative With Alzheimer's Disease In Your Home

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Your vibrant and aged aunt is not as vibrant anymore and seems morose and confused. Now that appropriate tests have been conducted, the diagnostic findings confirm that she is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. You were designated in better days to be her power of attorney, and so you’ve made the decision that the best place for your loved one is right there in your own home. Familiarity with her surroundings is not a given, but it may give her some solace to sleep in her own bed or see family photographs still on the dresser.…

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Home Health Aides: Protecting Yourself On The Job

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If you are considering employment as a home health aide, know that the job comes with risks. Since you have little control over the home setting in which you work, you can get injured while providing care to a client or find yourself in an unsafe or threatening environment. When training for the job, check out the following steps you can take to stay healthy and safe on the job.…

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