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Coming to the realization that you can no longer safely manage your own care at home is never going to be easy. It might come up suddenly, as in the case of serious injuries from a fall, automobile accident, or other last-minute mishap. It might develop slowly, such as often happens as people move through…Read More
You’ve been remodeling your home. You’ve cleared out one of your children’s rooms. They’ve long since graduated college, moved out on their own, and are doing quite well. That room has been empty for a long time. You know your mother will do well with you, and as you clean out the room, you may…Read More
Just because you’re taking care of your spouse who recently suffered a medical emergency or injuries doesn’t mean you’re immune to stress and anxiety. Caregiver stress affects almost every person who takes on this all-important job. Most of these family members don’t think about it as a job, but rather their responsibility or duty. If…Read More
You’ve been concerned about your elderly father for some time. You live in the same town so you’ve taken it upon yourself to look after him. You stop by every couple of days to check in, go to the store to do some shopping with him, and even help him with certain tasks around the…Read More
Sometimes it’s easy to believe that making various renovations to improve safety for a senior at home will require a significant investment, major work, and a bit of a hassle. Well, even if it is a ‘hassle,’ it is well worth the inconvenience if it keeps an aging person safer at home. However, there are…Read More
There are some studies indicating mental stimulation could slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s, at least for a few weeks or possibly even a couple of months (Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation). There are numerous types of mental stimulation people can engage in, including reading, writing, doing the crossword puzzle, and even playing strategic…Read More
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