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.
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….
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.