Reflections of A Live-in Caregiver — There’s good and bad associated with being a caregiver. It can be a ruff job but it can also be rewarding. This article is a reflection of my years as a caregiver.
Should I Undertake Being a Family Caregiver? I’ve heard the statistic that there are 10,000 people a day turning 65 years old. That means that the baby boomer generation is in their elder years, and many are going to need to receive help as they age. One option, and in my opinion, a good option,…
Caregiving has a positive effect on many good people. Learning to handle stress, putting others ahead of our selves, time management and other acquired skills can benefit us personally. That’s why we decided to put our 13+ years of caregiving experience to good use.
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 have each other and you can’t change that.
Music can take away the stress and worry of the day, helping seniors to enjoy some old favorites and relax.
I found my mother laying on the couch with a friend of hers sitting close by. She described to me some strange symptoms. She evidently experienced a sudden onset of extreme vertigo, while in a seated position. She also complained about headaches.
If you are at home caring for someone who has Covid-19, then you probably have all kinds of questions. What about all your daily living situations and preventing contagion? This article can help.
Chemo Smell and What to Do About It Chemo smell stinks. Literally. Many health care professionals say that they can smell an odor on the clothing and body of patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. And caregivers complain about the odor also when they are doing the laundry of chemotherapy patients. Most say that the odor…