Category Archives: EldercareABC

Medical Alert Systems Reviewed

By Sandy Joyce For seniors and those with certain disabilities, remaining independent is more important than most of us understand. Many seniors wish to remain in their homes despite risks, such as falls or other emergencies. In order to feel safe and put caregivers and family members at ease, many seniors and people with disabilities…
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Motivated Caregiving

By Ruth Folger Weiss Staying Motivated as a Caregiver Those who choose to go into a career of care giving are truly selfless. Caregivers are filled with compassion and put so many others needs before their own. As a caregiver, it might seem like you have no time for yourself at times, or you may…
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Moving a Reluctant Parent: The End (Part 19)

By Joy Loverde If you’ve been tracking my blog series on the topic of moving a reluctant parent (Parts 1-18), you know that the mission is accomplished. My last blog recaps the insanity of dealing with my Aunt and her reluctance to move. Every step of the way was an eldercare crisis in the making.…
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Joy Loverde Shares Tricks of the Trade: Part I

by Joy Loverde   [caption id="attachment_7837" align="alignright" width="258"] Follow Joy on Pinterest[/caption] Meeting family caregivers face-to-face and learning about how they solve parent-care problems is one of the many rewards I cherish when I am on the road. Their eldercare suggestions and inventions never cease to amaze me. Here is a tip I heard about…
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Aging in Place and Remodeling

By Kaye Swain Are you caring for an elderly parent at home and toying with the idea of remodeling your home for any one of a variety of reasons, including adding aging in place options? Is the whole thought of dealing with a remodel scaring you? Especially when you are juggling that with caregiving responsibilities?…
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Joy Loverde says get out of the senior-living business.

I had all good intentions of writing this blog about a wonderful person by the name of Ms. Peggy; but a brief encounter I had yesterday with a senior-living professional changed all that. So Ms. Peggy, I will write about you soon. I promise. What would possess a senior-living professional to become defensive the instant…
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