ElderCare Skill Builders™

These Skill Builders™ are intended to give caregivers useful tips and techniques for some of the most common personal caregiving tasks. Use them as educational supplements to professional training, the guidance of home care aides or advise from health care professionals. Please offer your suggestions for improving these Skill Builders or ideas for new ones.

  Strategies for Managing Stress NEW

  Understanding Geriatric Depression

  Overcoming Geriatric Depression

  Bathing and Grooming

  Dressing

  Eating and Nutrition

  Sleep Disorders and Sexual Behaviors

  Overcoming Isolation

  Toileting and Incontinence

  Preventing Pressure Sores

  Treating Pressure Sores

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