How To Encourage Elderly Parents To Accept In-Home Care

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The decision to provide your parents with in-home care is one that should be given careful consideration. It can be difficult to ask stubborn parents to accept help and support around the home from caregivers.

Your parents may have supported themselves for decades and may feel that you’re asking them to limit their lifestyle and to sacrifice their autonomy. In this article, we’ll take a look at the steps to encourage parents to accept in-home care from a specialist.
  1. Speak One-on-One with the Most Independent Parent
  2. Parents often age at different rates. This can mean that either your mother...

Why A Nanny May Be A Better Option For Your Infant

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For parents of young children, it’s important to collect as much information as possible on care options. During the time both parents are at work, the child should be placed in a safe and reliable environment in which they feel comfortable and engaged.

Every child’s needs and circumstances are different, so there’s no one-size fits all solution. Take the time to consider your options between daycare services and nanny services -- that’s the only way to ensure you’re making the right choice for your child. In this article, we’ll explain how a nanny may be the better fit for...

4 Things to Consider While Travelling With Your Nanny

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Are you planning a family vacation but thinking you might need a little extra support? Ask your nanny if they are able to join you on this adventure - whether it’s a short trip or a longer one, they may be able to assist you when you need it most. You want to make sure your trip is a good one though, so don’t rush into anything and be sure to review the details and itinerary with your nanny before firmly committing to your plans.

Here are a few things you might want to discuss before setting off:
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Nanny Tips: Safe Sleeping For Babies

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Babies are so precious and full of love and smiles, we want to make sure that they are always safe. In the first few months, your newborn will probably sleep for a very long time (about 16 hours a day), not counting the feeding and snuggling time. In order to keep your baby safe and secure while they sleep, here are a few things to keep in mind.

Safe places to sleep: Choosing a bed for your baby Bassinets When selecting a bassinet for your baby, check that it meets the current Canadian safety regulations. As well, please ensure...

Getting Your Parents Comfortable With A Caregiver

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The transition to having a caregiver assist your parent can be a smooth one, and there are always steps that you can take to make things better. New arrangements will take time to settle, but given enough patience and flexibility, the relationship between your parent and his or her caregiver can be a very positive one.

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Familiarity helps because people need to know who to trust. Being on the receiving end of caregiving takes a lot of courage, so you can help by making sure that your parent recognizes and feels comfortable with the person hired...