Today 30 million families provide care for an adult over the age of 50 — a number expected to double in 25 years. As a result, providing care for an aging loved…
Inflatable hair shampooer. Convenient for the caregiver as it is relaxing for the patient. When inflated, the EZ-SHAMPOO® basin provides secure, form fitting support that cushions the head and shoulders and includes a built-in inflatable headrest that can be adjusted to the desired degree of firmness for maximum comfort with its individual inflator valve. $42.99 with fast doorstep delivery. Call us at 1-800-985-1353 with any questions you may have. We’re here to help you.
#LifeAsACaregiver "There's an image of holiday perfection that our culture encourages. Few of us can measure up to the fantasy - caregivers least of all."--Carol Bradley Bursack, caregiver, columnist Have a Realistic and Positive Holiday Experience http://www.agingcare.com/104226
Learn about stroke recovery options. Around three-quarters of all strokes happen to people who are older than 65, and the risk of stroke increases by more than double for every decade from age 55 to 85. Following these serious incidents is a recovery process that, for some, can begin as early as two days after a stroke.
Wise Advice from Dr. Ruth on Alzheimer's Caregiving ~ When I recently asked her how she became passionate enough about this topic to write a book on it, she told me she has friends whose spouses have Alzheimer's. "It's so sad," she said. "These caregivers need help to keep their morale up. They needn't feel guilty if they go out to a movie or do other things for themselves.