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.
I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.
What Would We do Without Good Home Care Nurses! As caregivers for elderly parents at home, we depended on nurses for information, advice, reminders, and empathy every day. By phone or in person, whether they were there for minutes or hours, weeks or years,….
A series of videos about Caregiving Basics from the Home Alone Alliance, a national consortium working with the AARP Public Policy Institute, that you really should make time to watch.
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.
Sometimes we can try too hard to be a good caregiver. But it is possible to do too much for your patient. And in doing so, you may be causing more harm than good. This article discusses the benefits or encouraging your patient to try.
If you are a caregiver, chances are, you have never thought about your rights. You may even believe that you have no rights in particular. Raise your aspirations by reading “The Caregivers’ Bill of Rights” and giving it some thought.
High summer temperatures can put elders in danger even in their own homes. Seniors, disabled, and those with young children can get help from cooling assistance programs in their area. Here’s some advice.
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….
Sheets for hospital beds are a little different from most of the bed sizes used in residential housing. Often we end up grabbing the closest fit and just making it work. In this article we’ll talk about how to find the correct fitting sheet. .