As we age we become more susceptible to dehydration. We thirst less, we are less susceptible to temperature changes and our bodies ability to conserve water is reduced. Be aware of the amount of water consumed daily.
There are many people today who are faced with helping their aging parents. If you are one of them, here are a few things that may help them to remain safe and independent.
An entrance which is problem-free makes returning home after an outing easier and safer for everyone. If getting out the door or in the door is a hassle for you, then a little planning and problem-solving is in order.
It’s hard to protect and clean your floors when you are stuck with dirty wheels. Many users of wheelchair,scooters and walkers use their equipment outdoors as they go about their day. But what to do during poor conditions like bad weather?
Sometime the smallest things done for a friend makes the biggest difference. Just being a friend can mean a lot to a caregiver.
Caregivers have always been the “smart” dispensers of medications, and they will always have a crucial role. However, now there are tech devices to help us with this. A few of them are covered in this article.
Reflections of A Live-in Caregiver — There’s good and bad associated with being a caregiver. It can be a ruff job but it can also be rewarding. This article is a reflection of my years as a caregiver.
For me, being a Caregiver is just the same as being family. We’re all in this together. Sure we all have our dreams and plans to change the world. And different members are in different places along “life’s journey”. But no matter what, we still….
Family caregivers have been constrained from nursing home visitation for months. Now they are concerned about an epidemic amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The epidemic is an epidemic of loneliness.
You probably know a few people who have diabetes. Maybe you have diabetes yourself. Diabetes is a disease that can be controlled, and even prevented. Unfortunately, diabetes has become increasingly common among populations of certain areas in the country. These places form the “Diabetes Belt.”