Caregivers Articles
    Nov 24, 2020

    Think Your Parent Needs Assisted Living? Here’s What to Do This Holiday Season

    Many of you will be visiting loved ones, perhaps for the first time in a while, this holiday season. Perhaps you just got together for Thanksgiving. ...
    Nov 24, 2020

    Thanksgiving Will Be Different This Year

    Our Thanksgiving will be much different this year due to COVID. Many of you have followed our saga of relocating my mother-in-law, we call her “Great ...
    Nov 11, 2020

    Seven Lies You Tell Yourself That Keep You From Helping Your Elderly Parents

    When it comes to helping elderly parents, there are all kinds of things we tell ourselves to hold back on this sensitive and tough situation. We’re ...
    Nov 5, 2020

    Elderly Showering Solutions: This Unique Approach Helps Dad Shower More Often

    It’s a sensitive subject. Your Dad has a bit of an odor. Or, he is unshaven and unkempt. Perhaps you notice he’s in the same clothes for days and ...
    Oct 28, 2020

    Three Simple Ways to Help Dad Get His Healthcare Organized

    As we get older, we tend to have greater interactions with the healthcare system. Nationally, older adults are in a healthcare setting 17 days a ...
    Oct 14, 2020

    Here’s What Happened When I Spent 24 Hours as Mom’s Fulltime Caregiver

    Being Mom’s Fulltime Caregiver After Surgery My Mom had to have surgery and her doctor advised she would need help at home. So, I became her fulltime ...
    Oct 8, 2020

    How Can I Stop Dad from Lying to Me About His Health?

    Does Dad always reply “I’m fine” when you ask him about his health? Are you noticing Dad isn’t managing as well as he used to but won’t admit it? ...
    Sep 24, 2020

    We Need More Males in Home Care, Here’s Why

    A 2017 study shows the percentage of males in home care is just 13%. Solid statistics representing all home care workers can be difficult to come by, ...
    Sep 17, 2020

    “Ok Boomer” is Not How to Begin a Conversation

    You’ve probably heard the phrase “Ok Boomer” or seen the memes online. Today, we’ll discuss the phrase and how we can encourage conversation instead ...
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