Bathing Tips for Family Caregivers Bathing or showering is a feat all it’s own when it comes to someone who cannot readily get around, move or wash themselves. The right equipment, schedule, and know-how can alleviate a ton of bath. . . Read more Give a Care About Bathing!
Easy Meal Idea for Caregivers
New Soup! | Family Caregiver Meal Tips I follow a handful of vegetarian and vegan bloggers for recipe ideas and meal inspiration. My husband and I were both vegetarians before we even met, and by default, once we started taking. . . Read more Easy Meal Idea for Caregivers
Fun Ways to Celebrate Birthdays
Family Caregiver Ideas Today, March 30th, is Mom’s birthday. She was born in 1959 and would have turned 59 this year. We are missing her a lot, but I thought a fun post might be sharing ways to celebrate birthdays. . . Read more Fun Ways to Celebrate Birthdays
1 . . . 2 . . . Omega-3’s!
Family Caregiver Tips | Giving Your Loved One More Omega-3 Fatty Acids So you’ve heard about making sure you eat plenty of Omega-3’s but what does that mean, and can you help your loved one get more? Let’s start from. . . Read more 1 . . . 2 . . . Omega-3’s!
Fortifying Pre-made Meals to Save Time
Mealtime Tips for Family Caregivers One of my most important jobs as Mom’s caregiver was not just making sure she ate, but making sure she had good, whole foods to eat that complied with her dysphagia diet. Many family caregivers. . . Read more Fortifying Pre-made Meals to Save Time
Obtaining Durable Medical Equipment | Family Caregiver Info
Tips for Working with Medical Equipment Companies In Mom’s time as a patient who required special medical equipment (from hospital beds to cough assists, wheelchairs, and yankaeurs), we learned many a lesson about working with medical equipment companies. My brother. . . Read more Obtaining Durable Medical Equipment | Family Caregiver Info
Holiday Gift Ideas for Family Caregivers
Family Caregiver Gift Ideas Do you know a family caregiver you want to treat this holiday season? If you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift (that they’ll definitely put to good use), don’t miss this go-to holiday family caregiver. . . Read more Holiday Gift Ideas for Family Caregivers
6 Tips for Managing Your Loved One’s Incontinence
Expert Family Caregiving Tips | Give a Care As Mom’s primary progressive MS started to rob her of her mobility years ago, so went much of her own bladder control. Neurogenic bladder has resulted from the degeneration her disease has. . . Read more 6 Tips for Managing Your Loved One’s Incontinence
Important Things to Remember to Take to Your Loved One’s Doctor’s Appointment
Give a Care Expert Tips for Family Caregivers Being prepared for a doctor’s appointment can go a long way in helping your loved one received both quick and informed care from their medical provider. Doctor’s appointments often leave family caregivers. . . Read more Important Things to Remember to Take to Your Loved One’s Doctor’s Appointment
Favorite Recipes to Repurpose for Dysphagia
Dysphagia Recipe Ideas from Give a Care When I find a good recipe for my husband and I to cook that also blends well for Mom, I get pretty excited! We are vegetarian so most of the stuff Mom eats ends up. . . Read more Favorite Recipes to Repurpose for Dysphagia