Caregiving with Forgiveness

Caregiving with forgiveness

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.

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In and Out of Bed Safely

turning a patient - in and out of bed safely

Help a Senior In and Out of Bed Safely Getting in and out of bed safely is one of those things you never really think about. You just climb into bed, go to sleep, and wake up rested. But, as we age our body starts….

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Shower Chair Use

Shower chair for seniors

Bath safety is a big topic.Using a shower chair is a simpl answer to part of the problem. Best thing is they’re affordable, plentiful and have a wide aray of options. This article is about my experince.

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Measuring Blood Pressure

Measure Your Blood Pressure

Measuring your BP with a digital monitor is fairly easy to accomplish. But there are a few basic rules you need to follow in order to be as accurate as possible. Here are some easy steps that will help you and your doctor determine what,….

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Gifts for Seniors

Gifts for Seniors

Finding a gift for a senior can be really frustrating at times. It’s hard to know what they want. For some it centers on something they need to help with their daily activity, but they don’t want to admit they need help. Others just want….

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Wheelchair Use

People with wheels

The People with Wheels are plentiful in United States. You probably know one or perhaps are one yourself. The way I see it, the best thing I can do to help is to change my attitude about wheelchair use. This article will explain what I….

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About Family Caregiving

Man In Deep Thought

I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.

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Nova’s Suction Cup Grab Bars

Suction Cup Grab Bar

First time I saw one of these things, I thought “No way! That thing is an accident looking for a place to happen!” But after owning one, holding it in my own hand, I must say it does have a place, a useful place in….

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Dementia

Dementia and caregiving

Dementia isn’t a normal part of aging; however, your chances increase as you age, especially for people 65 and older. This article is about dementia in my family and our experience.

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Good Contractor

Chosing a good contractor

Choosing a good contractor may require a little more work than you’d expect. This article will help you ask the right questions of the right people.

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