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How to File for Social Security

filing for social security

If you are nearing retirement age, you’ve probably started thinking about filing for social security. There are nearly as many myths floating around out there as facts about what social security is and does. Before you make any decisions, you need to understand exactly what social security is and how it works. Then, you can …

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Bathing Tips for the Elderly

bathing the elderly

Once an individual can no longer bathe themselves because of things like a risk of falling or mobility issues, they’ll need assistance to get the full benefit of the experience while staying safe. Bathing the elderly is one of the typical tasks of being a caretaker but it’s not always easy. It is, however, a …

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How to Become a Caregiver & Is It Right for You?

how do I become a caregiver

Are you interested in learning how to become a caregiver? Before you get started, you need to understand just what the term “caregiver” means. While it does refer to providing assistance to clients, the level of care isn’t the same. Some positions require special training, education, or certification. If you have the desire to help …

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