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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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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Energy Assistance Programs

Energy Assistance Programs for Seniors

Energy Assistance Programs for Seniors There are energy assistance programs for seniors who are struggling with their energy bills. Making your home more energy efficient can help you be comfortable this summer. You might be eligible for free assistance in weatherizing your home and in….

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Caregiving During COVID-19

Covid-19 caregiving

This brief blog is to summarize a few basics that caregivers should know about caregiving during COVID-19 to be safe and prepared at home.

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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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VA Caregiver Support

VA Caregiver Support

We owe veterans who served and those who serve them a great deal of respect. The VA Caregiver Support Line offers a lifeline of help and hope. Learn about some courses and resources offered to caregivers of military vets.

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Complaining Caregivers

complaining caregivers

Positive thought websites where you benefit from some encouragement, some inspiration, and take some positive action that makes a difference.  Here are some suggestions that can help provide some attitude improvement

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Tips for Safe Senior Bathing

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Having a safe bath for your senior is worth a bit of effort and preparation. Especially since the bathroom has the distinction of being the place where falls occur most often. This article will suggest tips to make bath-time both comfortable and safe.

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Nursing Home Concerns

nursing home concerns

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.

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