Seven things a Caregiver might say to friends.

Walking and talking

If a caregiver could talk to her/his friends who want to help, here are seven things that a caregiver might say: 1. Don’t avoid me.  Be the friend you have always been.  Come on over, but call before you come because sometimes we’re out for….

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Great source to help you afford prescription medications.

prescription assistance

Do you need financial help to afford your prescription medications? You are not alone. The cost of prescription medications can be high, and the stress of trying to afford medications on a limited income is a frustration common to many caregivers and patients. There are….

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Metro Car Handle from Stander

metro car handle

Product Review by Georgia If you or the loved one you care for has difficulty getting in and out of the car, then this little device may be your answer.  The Metro Car Handle is designed to fit neatly and easily into the striker hook….

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Staying Cool in the Summertime

wheat-field-sunse

It’s summer and it’s hot here in Texas.  It’s probably getting hot wherever you are this summer.  And that heat can be dangerous to those who work or exercise outdoors, to the youngest children, to the elderly, and to anyone who is unable to stay….

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Plants for Seniors

I have a friend who has always been a vegetable gardener. One day he had a stroke and ended up in a wheelchair. His family had wooden boxes, like flower boxes, installed on a fence at the height he can reach around the paved patio. ….

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Kitchen Safety Tips

Carrots and celery

Convenience and Safety at Mealtimes. When one has problems with vision, mobility, or coordination, working in the kitchen can become hazardous. Instead of giving up cooking for yourself and others, plan ahead to overcome those inconveniences and obstacles in the kitchen.  Bring back the happiness….

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