elder care

July 13, 2018

Anemia in Seniors: Caregivers to Look for and How to Treat It

A number of things can cause anemia in seniors, such as chronic disease, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and bleeding.
June 18, 2018

My Mother Doesn’t Listen To Me! The New Role Of Eldercare Mediation

As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly.  However, where my mother is concerned, I am just a daughter who cares.  She often takes the advice of friends […]
June 14, 2018

The Summer I Took Care of Grandpa Golden

In my 17th summer my Grandpa Golden had a stroke that took away his health and ability to walk or speak, but worst of all, his pride. Grandma called to say, “If Carol would come and […]
May 17, 2018

Caregivers 7 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four Americans aged 65 and older falls every year.
January 2, 2016

Antibiotic Therapy in Elderly Patients with Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis

Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]
July 25, 2015

Dementia, What Local Police Need to Know.

(Special thanks to Caregiving.com for this article). An emergency call comes into dispatch from a grocery store manager that requests police assistance during a shoplifting incident in which a woman fills her purse with items from their […]
April 7, 2015

When Your Parents Become Your Children

As us baby boomers get older, and our parents become less independent, there comes a time when the roles of both of us reverse. We become the parent, and they become the children. 
November 26, 2014

Abuse Survivor, International Child Advocate, Sharyn Yuloff, Caregiver

Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, and his guest,Sharyn Yuloff, who holds a BA in Child Development and an MBA in Non-Profit Management.  In addition to serving on the board of other non-profits, she has been involved with www.YesICan.org (International Child Advocacy Network) since 2002 as a board member and past president. She is a business owner, specializing in social media management and online marketing. Recently, she was a 12-hour a day caregiver for her father-in-law who, while suffering from dementia and a worsening pressure ulcer, was admitted to a skilled nursing facility where he spent his last 129 days. As an abuse survivor, she  approached her caregiving with a different point of view and describes many of the challenges she encountered on her blog,www.ThatSaysItAll.com
July 19, 2014

Elder Care: Owner of “Preferred Care at Home” RN, Jane Branum, Interview

Asking for help is not easy. Losing your independence is probably everyone's greatest fear. At Preferred Care at Home, in Valencia Ca. they understand this, and want to be there for you, by your side, every step of the way. They pledge to you that ...

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