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