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When caregiving strains sibling relationships
Caregiving

When caregiving strains sibling relationships

Four creative steps to help assemble an effective care team
Caregiving

Four creative steps to help assemble an effective care team

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What Are TSA Requirements For Packing Meds In A Pill Case?
Medication management

What Are TSA Requirements For Packing Meds In A Pill Case?

“How much Advil is too much Advil?” & other medication dosage FAQs
Medication management

“How much Advil is too much Advil?” & other medication dosage FAQs

The Myth of the Medicine Cabinet: Crucial Do's and Dont's for Storing Pills
Medication management

The Myth of the Medicine Cabinet: Crucial Do's and Dont's for Storing Pills

15 Empowering Questions to Ask About New Medications
Medication management

15 Empowering Questions to Ask About New Medications

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Meet Our Members: Matt Schuster

Meet Our Members: Matt Schuster

Personal stories

In this conversation with the Hero team, member Matt Schuster discusses how Hero has helped him manage his several medications to keep both his physical and mental well-being in check.

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10 Activities for Seniors Social Distancing

10 Activities for Seniors Social Distancing

Aging

Many older folks may find it difficult to stay connected and active during the COVID-19 pandemic -- especially those that live independently. Some of us still cannot eat out at restaurants, see our family or go to the grocery store without proper precautions. But with a little creativity, there are plenty of activities for seniors to do while maintaining a social distance. Keep reading to learn about some activities you can do while staying safe!

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Caring for Caregivers: How to Prioritize your Self-Care as a Caregiver

Caring for Caregivers: How to Prioritize your Self-Care as a Caregiver

Caregiving

Caregiving can be stressful. You take responsibility for another person and have less time for yourself. According to the Mayo Clinic, caregiving can lead to a host of stress-related health issues, such as sleep loss, headaches, alcohol abuse, and more. This is why caring for caregivers (that’s you!) is important.

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5 Simple Medication Mistakes You’re Probably Making

5 Simple Medication Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Medication adherence

Did you know half of all Americans don’t take their meds correctly? It’s true. In the U.S. alone, taking meds wrong contributes to 125,000 preventable deaths each year.

Taking medications correctly helps to ensure they do the job they were prescribed to do. It also keeps you safe from drug interactions or other adverse events. But, if you’re like half of the U.S., you’re probably making mistakes.

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