Helping Aging Parents

Helping Aging Parents

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.

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Doorway Hazards

Rubber Threshold Ramp

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.

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Live-in Caregiver

live-in caregiver reflects

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.

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The Gift of Caregivers

Caregiver talking

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….

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Signs of a Stroke

5 warning signs of a stroke

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.

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Covid-19 Care

Covid-19 Care

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.

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Chemo Smell

chemo smell

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….

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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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