* Elder Care

October 12, 2018

4 Lifestyle Changes for Senior Citizens to Improve Independence

October 11, 2018

7 THINGS YOU SHOULD NEVER SAY TO YOUR AGING PARENTS

When helping aging parents, we may accidentally say things that make them upset or disrespected. To make conversations more positive while still achieving the goal of helping them, Caring.com shares 7 things not to say and what to […]
October 10, 2018

What to consider before selecting an elder care provider?

According to the National Council on Ageing, more than 92% of seniors usually suffer from one chronic disease and 77% of them even suffer from two. The deteriorating health problems such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes […]
September 28, 2018

7 Care Package Items for Elderly Loved Ones

Giving a care package is a great way to make elderly loved ones feel special. Even the simplest of gifts can lift spirits and give him or her bragging rights for the day! Working in the […]
September 24, 2018

5 Steps to Take Before You Become a Relative’s Caregiver

If you think you may someday be managing the life of a parent, you’d be well advised to get a jump on the situation before matters reach a tipping point.
September 20, 2018

Most Critical Skill for Family Caregivers

We all know caregiving is complex.  So much to learn, so much to do and so little time.  This may surprise you.  But, through personal experience, I believe the most critical skill for a caregiver, regardless […]
September 18, 2018

Why Caregivers need to talk to other Caregivers

There is nothing like talking to another caregiver. No one understands what caregivers go through like other caregivers. When I was taking care of Mom and Dad, the most valuable things I heard came from other […]
September 12, 2018

Caregiver, Asking Your Doctor the Important Questions

“Have a seat and we’ll call your name soon.” “Please fill out these forms to the best of your ability.” “The doctor will see you now.” Let’s face it; a doctor’s visit is not the ideal […]
September 6, 2018

When Your Caregiving Days Are Over

I am a facilitator of a Cancer Caregiver Support Group in Ohio. We have monthly meetings at two different facilities in two different counties on the second Tuesday and second Wednesday of the month. In the […]

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