3 Ways to Prepare for an Emergency Before it's too Late When I was in the healthcare business, I felt like it was every other week I would hear from families that their mom fell,
As people age, we often hear the term "fall risk" said by doctors or handed to us in a brochure. But what does that really mean? Fall risk indicates that the person is at risk
Tips for Hiring Caregivers Many people are hesitant when it comes to hiring a caregiver. Some feel like they should be able to do it all themselves, or it doesn't seem financially worthwhile. Or allowing
Common Senior Phone Scams For many of us the telephone is our lifeline, our connection to friends, family, our safety net. Unfortunately, this lifeline has fallen prey to scams, with seniors being a prime target.
Creating a Family Plan What is a “Family Plan”? Well other than a ploy to get you to sign up for a cell phone contract, it can be a very intimate part of caregiving. Creating
Tips for Navigating the Emergency Room While taking care of my mom, visits to the emergency room became a regular occurrence. The practice never made the experience easier emotionally, but it did teach me some