Family caregivers have been constrained from nursing home visitation for months. Now they are concerned about an epidemic amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The epidemic is an epidemic of loneliness.
When I needed help during my hospital stay, I would push a button or pull a string. But that’s changing as hospitals are searching for more efficient ways to operate.
Emergency Preparedness Emergency preparedness for a caregiver of a patient with a serious health condition or for a senior who lives alone is important. Being prepared for an emergency starts with a conversation long before an ambulance arrives. The first step is to have a….
Sometimes too many pills can be confusing. Even ones we take on a regular basis can be hard to identify if they’re out of place, like setting on a table or dropped on the floor. Learn about a pill identifier in this article.
When you are wheelchair weary, see what can be done to ease your use of a wheelchair. Get some advice, and check out these engineering solutions.
Energy Assistance Programs for Seniors There are energy assistance programs for seniors who are struggling with their energy bills. Making your home more energy efficient can help you be comfortable this summer. You might be eligible for free assistance in weatherizing your home and in….
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.
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.
Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.
Both caregivers and incontinence sufferers should realize that the most common cause of frequent urination is a urinary tract infection. This article has possible solutions.