* Elder Care

May 3, 2018

Caregivers Preventing Financial Abuse and Exploitation of Elderly Parents

BY CAROLYN ROSENBLATT Some have called elder abuse “the crime of the century”. One of the few ways to stop financial elder abuse is to report it. If you suspect that this is happening to someone you […]
May 2, 2018

A Caregiver Communicating with Someone Who Has Hearing Loss

When someone suffers from hearing, it is difficult (and frustrating) for them to communicate effectively with others. While there are a variety of assistive devices available to make sound louder, it is most important that proper communication techniques […]
April 30, 2018

Seniors and Medications by Caregivers

Caregivers are often the first line of defense in protecting the elderly and infirm – especially when it comes to making sure medications are obtained and taken properly.
April 24, 2018

Why Seniors Refuse to Eat and What You Can Do About It by Caregivers

Proper nutrition is vital to a healthy life at any age. Many seniors tend to eat less as their metabolism slows and nutritional needs change, but what if Mom or Dad won’t eat properly or hardly […]
April 23, 2018

Caregivers Preventing Diabetic Kidney Disease

What is diabetic kidney disease? Diabetic kidney disease is a decrease in kidney function that occurs in some people who have diabetes. It means that your kidneys are not doing their job as well as they […]
April 19, 2018

5 Wheelchair Van Shopping Tips for Caregivers

If you’re the caregiver for an individual who uses a wheelchair, owning a wheelchair accessible van is helpful and can be more affordable with these tips.
April 18, 2018

RELIEF FROM RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME WITH MEDICAL MARIJUANA BY CAREGIVERS

Restless leg syndrome affects roughly one in 10 adults in the US, a condition known for keeping people up at night because of the overwhelming urge to move the legs while at rest. Also known as Willis Ekbom […]
April 16, 2018

Caregiver: Carefully Consider the Implications of Moving an Elderly Loved One Closer to You

These days, family members are often scattered in various cities and states throughout the country. This poses a serious challenge when a loved one requires increased care or assistance. There almost always comes a point in […]
April 13, 2018

How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living By Caregivers

BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK Conventional wisdom says that we all want to stay in our own homes for as long as we can. That is likely how most of our elders feel, but it’s not always […]

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