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