How To Talk To Your Parent About Giving Up Their Driver’s License

How To Talk To Your Parent About Giving Up Their Driver’s License

Talking to your parent about giving up their driver’s license Giving up your Driver’s License and aging is a natural problem, and none of us can escape it. The physical and emotional changes that go with old age are not always natural or pleasant. Getting older and having health problems can cause problems for the…

How To Be The Best Long-Distance Family Caregiver
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How To Be The Best Long-Distance Family Caregiver

Long-Distance Family Caregiver Challenges Being a long-Distance family caregiver can become a difficult challenge faced by many adult children around the world. November is National Family Caregivers Month and I want to help. Certain emergency situations require unique challenges that may seem impossible to fix from such a long-distance, but not impossible. Relocating to another…

How to Give Your Senior Parent TLC After a Stroke

How to Give Your Senior Parent TLC After a Stroke

`fancy_box id=1 linked_cu=7015 align=”center”` `/fancy_box` What is a stroke A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can reduce…

How To Communicate in a Caregiving Crisis

How To Communicate in a Caregiving Crisis

  Communication First of all, communication is an important skill for anyone. It’s especially important as a caregiver. Good communication skills will lay the groundwork for your relationship with your patient or loved one to provide the best care possible. Your patient needs to feel that you are having a conversation with them—that you respect…

How To Effectively Master A Hoyer Lift Now

How To Effectively Master A Hoyer Lift Now

    `fancy_box id=1 linked_cu=6531 align=”center”` `/fancy_box` Using a Hoyer to make lifting easier It is important to realize, getting older and having to depend on others for help is hard. As a result, our senior loved one’s activity level decreases. Must be remembered, because of weakening bones combined with limited mobility. Proper care, timely…

How to Care For Your Loved Ones When They Are Bedridden

How to Care For Your Loved Ones When They Are Bedridden

  Quality Care for Parents who are Bedridden First thing to remember, caring for parents who are bedridden is a difficult task. In other words, our parents become immobile. As a result, they are unable to perform their daily tasks on their own. Under these circumstances, this requires extra effort on the part of the…