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
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Medicine Mix-ups | How to Avoid Them and Questions to Ask
Tips for Family Caregivers When I was caring for Mom I was used to medicine mix-ups, whether it was her home health nurse confusing what medicine Mom was currently on, or worse, nurses and doctors in the hospital accidentally giving. . . Read more Medicine Mix-ups | How to Avoid Them and Questions to Ask
Family Caregiving Tips | In-home Testing For a loved one who is “medically complex,” long, complicated, and expensive tests can become a common fixture in your caregiving routine. One of the most frustrating experiences we had over and over was. . . Read more In-Home Testing
Caregiver Resources | Blogs, Support Groups, Information
Online Resources for Family Caregivers Surprisingly I have found more resources for family caregivers since Mom’s passing than I ever did while taking care of her. Part of it has to do with research for my job as a freelance. . . Read more Caregiver Resources | Blogs, Support Groups, Information
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
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
Family Caregiver Tips from Give a Care | Preventing UTI’s UTI’s certainly have a rep as a juvenile annoyance that young women are prone to, however, it turns out that they are very serious infections older folks and people who experience. . . Read more UTI Prevention