What I wish I knew about family caregiving early on is that the 24/7 ongoing responsibilities never let up. We do many things for our elders in the caregiving years.
We rush to the hospital in the middle of the night
How to navigate an endless question loop
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia's affect the brain — which means they often cause problems with short-term memory. This can lead to repetitive behaviors, such as asking a repetitive question. Though your elderly loved
I recently faced the massive task of closing an office and relocating my consulting and writing business to a much smaller location. There were stacks of books and files, office supplies, furniture, and intricate electronics to move and re-connect, and
Caring for aging parents or other loved ones? There are people who will gladly assist with eldercare tasks and there are people who will take care of you.
Who helps? Family members, friends, neighbors, and volunteers. Some people cooperate without
The Change Foundation ‘is an independent health policy think tank that works to inform positive change in Ontario’s health care system.’ They completed an in depth review based on the 2012 General Social Survey of Ontario’s family caregivers. A few of their
Attention! A judge ruled in May of 2012 that a Pennsylvania nursing home could collect an unpaid bill of $92,943 from the son of a patient who received care at their facility.
Yikes!!! Everyone knows that parents have an obligation to
Your sister is critical of how you are caring for Dad; your husband resents the amount of time you spend away from home; you missed your daughter’s piano recital once again; your boss is slowly losing patience waiting for overdue