The Benefit of College Caregiving for Your Future Career

March 30, 2017

College-aged students looking to work in a health-related field should thoughtfully consider working as a caregiver for a facility like Arise Cares. Whether you’re interested in going into Nursing, Special Education, Community Psychology, Social Work, or the Human Services, caregivers learn to balance many important skills that will prepare you for your future careers. Working […]

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Seven Tips to Ease Your Holiday Caregiving Responsibilities

November 23, 2016

As the holiday season approaches, do you find yourself stressing about additional caregiving responsibilities? The act of providing care can be both an incredibly rewarding experience and an extremely difficult responsibility. How can you better take care of yourself and your responsibilities? Take a look at our seven tips below: Prioritize and Plan. Before the holiday […]

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5 Tips To Help Seniors Stay Healthy At Home

November 14, 2016

For most seniors, the goal is to maintain health so that they can stay at home and not have to enter a nursing home. For your loved one, staying at home may be their primary goal, above everything else. In order to help them stay in their home, work with them on the following things. […]

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Recognizing Depression in Seniors

September 30, 2016

Depression is a difficult topic to discuss with anyone, especially family members.The stigma that looms over the title of “mental illness” is a difficult problem to solve. Many warning signs of depression are often overlooked and, unfortunately, are only realized after it is too late. Depression in older adults can easily be written off as […]

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The 2016 Expo For Seniors

July 26, 2016

Every year a team of compassionate business men and women from the area work together to host an event specifically for our aging population. The Expo for Seniors brings together seniors, local experts, and local businesses to discuss important topics facing our aging population. Sue Christensen, Arise Cares Director of Business Development, has dedicated her […]

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What Is A PCA?

July 22, 2016

In healthcare, a lot of acronyms are used and it can sometimes get confusing. One of those acronyms, PCA, can truly help you and your family member stay in their own home! What Is A PCA? PCA stands for personal care assistant. A PCA is someone who helps people with day-to-day activities in their home […]

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How Can An Adult Day Program Impact My Daily Life?

June 20, 2016

Adult day programs are engineered to meet the health, social, recreational and therapeutic needs of elderly and disabled adults. At Arise Cares adult day program, conveniently located between Sartell, Sauk Rapids and St. Cloud, our goal is to enable adults to maintain their independence in the least restrictive environment possible, while engaging them in purposeful […]

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Aging Differences Between Men and Women

May 24, 2016

Much of how people age depends on genetics, environmental factors, and lifestyle and nutritional choices, but did you know that much of the aging process can depend on gender as well? Men and women age differently. For example, men and women have consistently different bone structure. The opening in the skull around the eyes in […]

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3 Ways To Protect Your Vision For Healthy Vision Month

May 16, 2016

Taking care of your eyes is always a priority, from preschool through retirement and beyond. May is healthy vision month, and we at Arise Cares would like to remind you to make eye health a priority for you or a loved one moving forward. Many eye diseases don’t have symptoms, so without proper prevention and […]

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3 Reasons Home Health Care Can Benefit Those Aging With Arthritis

April 25, 2016

Home health care can truly benefit those aging with arthritis by keeping their routines consistent and assisting with those tasks which cause an unacceptable level of pain. We at Arise Cares know arthritis can be seriously detrimental to both the sufferers and their families or caregivers. In fact, by 2030, it is estimated 67 million […]

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