Caregivers Guide

July 24, 2018

The Complete Guide to Caregiving for A Loved One with Dementia/Alzheimer’s: Daily Needs Assessment Checklist

It can be difficult to determine whether a loved one with dementia needs help with commonplace activities of daily living, and even harder to arrive at a decision as to what level of care they need.
July 12, 2018

Caregiver Caring for a Loved One with Fecal Incontinence

Anyone who suffers from fecal incontinence (FI) is bound to find the condition frustrating and embarrassing.
June 25, 2018

Ten Commandments for Caregiving

Taking care of two elderly parents with different needs was not an easy task. For me it was on the job training that I learned from interacting with the professionals I met along the way, from […]
June 19, 2018

Put Procrastination in its Place

Caregivers often place themselves at the bottom of a long to-do list. Once I take care of A, B, and C, I will get into my own life. The problem is that never happens for one […]
June 13, 2018

Bathing How-To’s for Parents with Alzheimer’s Disease

There are a wealth of questions on how to get aging parents to bathe – especially when the elder has Alzheimer’s or severe dementia.
June 12, 2018

How Communication Can Influence Your Caregiving Experience

When I was a kid, one of my role models was Horton the elephant, from Dr. Seuss. His phrase, “I meant what I said and I said what I meant—an elephant’s faithful 100 percent!” became my […]
January 3, 2016

Rheumatoid Arthritis: 10 Tips for the Caregiver

Being the caregiver of someone with rheumatoid arthritis can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Helping someone cope with RA is not an easy task and can sometimes lead to out-of-control emotions in the caregiver as well. […]
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 […]
December 8, 2014

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