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In a Caregiver Job, Love Trumps Disease

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Recently, the Huffington Post ran an article called What I Learned About Love As A Caregiver To An Alzheimer’s Patient. Marie Marley tells her story of how a 30 year friendship with a man named Ed slowly became not just a friendship, but also a caregiver job. Marley describes the difficulty of watching her friend… Read more »

What NOT to Wear To Your CNA Job

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What NOT to Wear To Your CNA Job   You probably read that title and thought to yourself, “But we all wear scrubs to work, so how could you wear the wrong thing?”   Fair question, but the reality is that some folks can even mess scrubs up, and it affects how clients, staff, and… Read more »

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in Caregiver Jobs

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You’ve no doubt heard of the uber-successful book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Well I’ve decided to create a similar list for people with caregiver jobs. I call it, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in Caregiver Jobs.” The highly effective caregiver . . . 1. Is motivated for the right reasons…. Read more »

The Five Most Difficult Residents at Your CNA Job

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Difficult Residents. Every single Certified Nursing Assistant working any type of CNA job has to deal with this problem some time. They are stubborn, they hit, they shout – it seems like their ultimate goal is to break you.   The reality is that these are people whose lives have become hard. If they were… Read more »

Tips For A More Enjoyable CNA Job Night Shift

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We all know that working the night-shift at your CNA job comes with certain challenges. The struggle to sleep during daylight, feeling tired when you are awake, and insomnia when you’re supposed to be asleep. In fact, studies have shown that people who work abnormal shifts are likely to suffer from Shift Work Sleep Disorder… Read more »

Financial Burden of Family Caregiver Jobs

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43 million people in the US function as family caregivers. This means, that 43 million people spend time and resources on a caregiver job for a loved one without any financial compensation – and that can be tough. These are mostly folks with no healthcare background and zero caregiver training, and yet they are caring… Read more »

My Funniest CNA Job Story – Grace C.

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Never had I met an older person at a CNA job with such high spirits as Juanita. Juanita was a resident at the assisted living facility where I was doing my clinical hours for my CNA school certificate.  Juanita was a 96-year-old, charming woman who has Alzheimer’s disease and was confused most of the time…. Read more »

SeniorBridge Releases Inspiring Caregiver Job Video

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Recently, our partners at SeniorBridge Home Care created a truly touching video documenting the challenges and triumphs of caregivers and their clients. The video shows moving footage of seniors and their families coming face-to-face with the dilemmas of aging, and how SeniorBridge steps into the gap and brings assistance (through a variety of caregiver jobs)… Read more »

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