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.
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….
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.”
The whole family will enjoy these recipes even if none of them have diabetes. If you are the cook at your house, you know the need for some new healthy meals sometimes. And this couldn’t be easier or cost less.
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.
My Health Advisor is an online health advisory and information interactive questionnaire at the American Diabetes Association website. To learn more about it read more.
Emergency Information Record with Medical Forms Helps You Prepare A trip to the hospital emergency room is not usually a pleasant or a planned experience. You and your loved one may be stressed and upset and not thinking clearly. The person who is experiencing a….
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.
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….