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

shower chairs - Senior Bathing

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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Deficient Nursing Homes

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors.

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Caregiving Interruptions

Caregiving Interruptions

Easy to get distracted when your trying to accomplish several different things at once. Caregiving can easily do that to you. Here’s a few suggestions to help you along.

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Using Oxygen Safely

Using Oxgyen 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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In and Out of Bed Safely

turning a patient - in and out of bed safely

Help a Senior In and Out of Bed Safely Getting in and out of bed safely is one of those things you never really think about. You just climb into bed, go to sleep, and wake up rested. But, as we age our body starts….

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Kitchen Safety

kitchen safety

Kitchens can be a very busy place in the home. Special considerations should be given to its safe use and functionality. This article will help with a check list of potential issues.

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Doorway Hazard Solutions

Find solutions for the fall hazards in and around your home, especially around the entrance and exit doorways where Fall Prevention is often most needed.

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