Tag Archives: Home Care

Caregiving and Alzheimer’s: Asking the Right Questions

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

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How to Keep Your Aging Parents Safe When You Are Far Away

If you ask most senior citizens what they really want in their old age, about 75% will say that they want to be able to stay in their own homes indefinitely. There is always a difficult balance to achieve when … Continue reading

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CaregiverLife Radio – Understanding Home Health

Click here to join me tomorrow morning from 10-11am (CST) for CaregiverLife Radio Topic: Understanding Home Health Guest: Janine M. Smith, RN Janine is the President and the owner of Elder Bridge, Inc. She is responsible for the assessment and coordination … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Safeguarding Your Loved One’s Home

By Julie Davis, Chief Content Officer, http://www.parentgiving.com Whether living at home, living with a family member or living in a senior residence, for seniors home safety is a top priority, both to increase independence and prevent a life-threatening fall and … Continue reading

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Reckless caregiving; The Michael Jackson saga

This week we all watched the drama of Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray get rung through the ringer wherein he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. CBS Detroit states: “Jackson’s doctor was convicted after a trial that painted him as … Continue reading

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Mom Needs A Caregiver in the Home: Who the Heck do I choose?

If you ever face a situation when a loved one needs help at home, the process of convincing them to accept the help is a difficult one. Most seniors love to be independent, no matter how difficult it is for … Continue reading

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