Family Caregiver Tips | Transportation Assistance for Seniors As a former caregiver and a volunteer at an adult day care program, I have seen my share of caregiver challenges. Few top the headache of transporting a loved one safely, on. . . Read more Common Caregiving Challenge | Transportation
Category: Day to Day
We’re covering day to day basics of caregiving, with time-saving and stress-relieving hints and tips.
16 Easy Ways to Give Your Loved One More Plant-based Foods
Family Caregiver Ideas The age-old finger-wagging dictation to “Eat your vegetables” may have haunted you as a kid, but as a caregiver, you may now be having to beg the same thing of your own parents. Nutrition plays such a. . . Read more 16 Easy Ways to Give Your Loved One More Plant-based Foods
The Importance of Being Hydrated
Family Caregiver Tips | Healthy Hydration One time a few years ago, I went to visit my grandfather Ken in his room at an assisted living center. He had been out all day with a couple of his other grandkids. . . Read more The Importance of Being Hydrated
Give a Care About Bathing!
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
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
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
How to Change Bed Sheets with Somebody In Them
Give a Care Expert Caregiving Tips Much of what has come in handy as a caregiver for my mother who is 100% disabled (no use of any of her limbs) I have learned from the certified nursing aides or nurses. . . Read more How to Change Bed Sheets with Somebody In Them
Using a Weighted Blanket for MS and Epilepsy
Weighted Blankets | Expert Give a Care Caregiving Tips When I was in my early 20s and taking care of Mom, one of the odd jobs I did to make money was babysit for a large family – 4 kids. . . Read more Using a Weighted Blanket for MS and Epilepsy