Alzheimer’s Awareness month, and there is no better time to give some thought to your brain. Yes, your brain. Some helpful tips to maintain and improve your brain’s health.
Thresholds can be troublesome to cane, walker, and wheelchair users. If you have a threshold at any door over ¾ inch to 6 inches in height, a threshold ramp would be a good solution for that doorway.
Caregiver support groups provide opportunities for caregivers who find the weather, transportation, or finding a caregiver substitute an obstacle to attending a meeting in person.
This brief blog is to summarize a few basics that caregivers should know about caregiving during COVID-19 to be safe and prepared at home.
The Stander company has developed many innovative mobility products and this walker is no exception. The company has a great track record with customer service and the EZ Fold-N-Go walker stands out in a crowded line-up of walkers. The lightest walker in the world.
Taking care of our aging parents is like a right of passage. We’ll all face it sooner or later. The difference today is the “parents” are baby boomers.
We owe veterans who served and those who serve them a great deal of respect. The VA Caregiver Support Line offers a lifeline of help and hope. Learn about some courses and resources offered to caregivers of military vets.
It is wonderful to have family members in another area or state who will share caregiving for an elderly patient. However, if the patient moves to live in a different state, the patient’s Medicare coverage could change.
In this article I review the importance of forgiveness in the life of anyone, but in particular the caregiver. Sometimes our elderly parents can be confused and easily misunderstand our intentions. Or perhaps another family member has an insensitive opinion about the job your doing.
Finding the help you need is important. You need help to keep from burning out. Here are plenty of good ideas to help you find caregiving help.