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.
Caregivers have always been the “smart” dispensers of medications, and they will always have a crucial role. However, now there are tech devices to help us with this. A few of them are covered in this article.
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.
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….
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.
No one plans to fall; it just happens. Falls are serious, particularly for frail, elderly persons, but can mean a serious injury at any age. Learn more about it. >
Music can take away the stress and worry of the day, helping seniors to enjoy some old favorites and relax.
Oxygen, when misused, can be dangerous, even explosive. Used properly though it is a life saving tool. This article points out some of the safety precautions for you to consider.
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.