At Your Front Door

Stairs are trouble for disabled.

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.

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Caregiver Support

Senior Centers - caregiver

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.

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Cost of Caregiving

Cost of Caregiving for Bommers

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.

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VA Caregiver Support

VA Caregiver Support

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.

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Moving and Medicare Coverage

Moving and Medicare

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.

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Finding Help for Caregivers

elderly guardianship, finding help for caregivers

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.

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Complaining Caregivers

complaining caregivers

Positive thought websites where you benefit from some encouragement, some inspiration, and take some positive action that makes a difference.  Here are some suggestions that can help provide some attitude improvement

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Tips for Safe Senior Bathing

shower chairs - Senior Bathing

Having a safe bath for your senior is worth a bit of effort and preparation. Especially since the bathroom has the distinction of being the place where falls occur most often. This article will suggest tips to make bath-time both comfortable and safe.

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Nursing Home Concerns

nursing home concerns

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.

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