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Many elderly are able to mask declining health throughout the year because they are able to keep a fairly steady routine. During the holidays, when schedules are more erratic, family caregivers may be able to detect signs of physical and … Continue reading
During the last few years I’ve spent in more than my fair share of time waiting in a loved one’s hospital room. As a result, I’ve become somewhat of an expert in the waiting experience. Instead of hording this knowledge I figured it would … Continue reading
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You try to hide the feeling of being overwhelmed, however; caregiver burnout is serious and can lead significant physical and mental health issues. It is critical to know the signs and take steps to take care of yourself. Here are … Continue reading
A frustrated friend called me for help while visiting her mother. Her mother’s Alzheimer’s was progressing and she was exhibiting some, let’s say, wearisome behaviors (to my friend that is). It had been over a week and her mother refused … Continue reading
My sister and I have become the dynamic duo of caregiving, with her brains (she is the smartest person I know) and my health care background our family members have come to rely on us when it comes to making … Continue reading