Managing Medications

Managing Medication

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.

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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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Nursing Home Visitation

Nursing Home Visitation

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.

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Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention

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. >

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Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxygen Safely

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.

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Voice Assistant Technology

voice assistant technology

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.

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Emergency Preparedness

emergency preparedness

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….

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Wheelchair Fatigue

Wheelchair Fatigue

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.

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