By Metro Creative
Caregivers play vital roles in the lives of the people they look after. That’s especially true for people caring for dementia patients, many of whom require round-the-clock help every day.
A caregiver’s role is never easy, but the demands have been even greater during the global Covid-19 pandemic. Despite social distancing guidelines and recommendations to reduce interactions with those vulnerable to Covid-19, including the elderly, dementia caregivers must continue to help patients in need.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that older adults are at the highest risk of severe illness from COVID-19. That puts dementia caregivers in difficult positions, as data from the World Health Organization indicates that age is the strongest known risk factor for dementia.
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Parting Shot: A Sweet Treat
The hummingbird pauses around the feeder, getting ready for a taste of delicious nectar. (Photo by Jon Nunneley)
Salon and Spa: Popular Services for Treating Yourself
Individuals can improve their self-esteem and confidence in many ways, including ensuring they’re well groomed. When men and women seek to pamper themselves, the local salon can be a great starting point. Consumers can explore many different services at their local salon. Each of these services can help people look and feel their best.
Haircut: Men, women and children who want to remain well-groomed need a good haircut every so often. Cuts are designed to play up the strongest features of a client’s face, but also take into consideration the latest trends and the preferences of the customer.
Hair styling: Some clients do not need their hair cut but benefit from professional styling, which can include blow-outs, hair setting, perms, special occasion up-dos, and more.
Coloring: Hair coloring techniques continue to evolve. The most basic technique is a single-process color, which is a whole-head dye, or one used for root touch-ups. Full or partial foils may be used to add highlights or lowlights to hair by placing them in strategic locations. Balayage is a relatively new treatment that involves hand-brushed highlights. Ombre is a service in which hair gradually becomes lighter or darker from root to tips, or vice versa.
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Parting Shot: A Summer Song…
As the summer temperatures begin to rise, this bird takes an escape to the cooler branches of this tree haven, allowing for us to enjoy his beauty and wondrous singing for a brief moment in time. (Photo by Jon Nunneley)
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