June 30th EldercareABC Blog Carnival


Welcome to the June 30th EldercareABC Blog Carnival!

Kaye Swain presents Senior, Boomer, and Grand-Kid Fitness Fun in the Garden - Growing Rosemary Plants posted at SandwichINK.com, saying, "Encouraging our senior parents to enjoy fun and physical senior citizen activities such as gardening activities can encourage them emotionally as well they can also be great for bonding time for grandparents and their grandchildren. In fact, they are perfect for the Sandwich Generation family."

Edie Dykeman presents Alzheimer's or Old Age? posted at Elder Care Cafe, saying, "Sometimes it is difficult to recognize whether your loved one has Alzheimer's or is experiencing the symptoms of old age. Here is a list that will hopefully help you recognize the difference."

Other caregiving and eldercare posts seen around the Internet this week:

Beyond Estate Planning: Bankers Tackle Elder Care

If you are looking for help caring for an older family member, you might try giving your banker a call. That might not seem like an obvious move. But private banks and trust companies say that they increasingly are helping older ...

National survey of anticipated care needs « Eldercare Research & Data

Eldercare Research & Data. A compilation of research & data of interest to eldercare non-profits. « Publication lists federal grants available to communities to support transportation and housing assistance ...

Senior Care Video | AAHSA | Inside Elder Care — Inside Elder Care

AAHSA takes a risk and puts together a really great video about their new conference. Finally… having fun and providing great care.

Alzheimer's Disease: The Wonder of Alzheimer's Caregiving

As this caregiver wrote, "You learn the tricks of the trade or at least try to solve them." The metamorphosis of the caregiver is a process that continues from beginning to end. People often say, I don't know how you do it. We just do. ...

Being the Caregiver's Wife | Women's Voices For Change

Susan Baida fell in love with her husband because of how he cared for his ailing dad. But living with it 24/7 was another story.

Who Moved My Dentures? Essential Information for Boomers on ...

After 30 days, caregivers reported no noticeable improvement in the patients' dementia symptoms. But they did notice improved behavioral and psychotic symptoms—there was a 27% improvement, mostly in the areas of agitation, anxiety and ...

Are you a caregiver who uses the Law of Attaction or the theory of ...

I'd love to hear stories of how this has changed the way you provide care for seniors or disabled adults and the results that you have received. I'm conducting.

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