* Roles & Responsibilities

May 11, 2018

7 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for People Caring for Caregivers

My father was diagnosed with Wernicke–Korsakoff  syndrome, a form of dementia resulting from chronic alcohol abuse. My dad, who worked hard his entire life, raised a family and built a strong reputation in his community, spent the […]
May 10, 2018

6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Job As a Caregiver

Taking care of an aging loved one is draining, both physically and emotionally. It can be lonely, overwhelming and frustrating, and it often seems thankless. Despite all of this, family caregivers persevere and wake up every […]
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 […]
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 20, 2018

Caregivers Keeping the Home in Medical Equipment

The varieties of situations caregivers deal with on a yearly basis often include one or more experiences with medical equipment brought into the home. Medical supply companies deal in everything from oxygen to diabetic supplies, depending […]
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 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 4, 2018

Caregiver Guilt and Finding Balance

How do you find the balance? Is there a balance? Am I doing the right thing? Should I be doing more? These are important questions for a caregiver. They can dominate a caregiver’s daily thoughts. The […]
March 16, 2018

Caregiver Tips for Organizing a Medical History

A trip to the emergency room made me realize why caregivers are advised to organize health information. Like many caregivers, I share the task of going with my loved one to appointments. My sister usually takes […]

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