Empty of Sound – Speaking to the Hard of Hearing
I am hard of hearing and slowly going completely deaf. As the video shows being deaf is a terrible, empty, and lonely life. But sign language is the way out of despair. I am grateful for captioning…
Seniors & Urinary Incontenence
Urinary Incontinence is in essence an inability to hold urine in the bladder as a result of having less control. Urinary incontinence can impact seniors’ lives in different ways depending on how it manifests: - Functional Incontinence - Overflow Incontinence - Stress Incontinence - Urge Incontinence - Mixed Incontinence
Family Caregivers: THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A ROLE REVERSAL - Giving Care by Silvert's
Describing caregiving for a parent as "role reversal" is a harmful misinterpretation. It can create a dynamic that is detrimental to your and your loved one's mental health.
Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?: Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age
Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?: Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age: Loverde, Joy: 9780738219639: Amazon.com: Books
Creativity, Eldercare, and Caregiving: Are they related? - Giving Care by Silvert's
Discussing some creative outlets to keep you fresh and in a positive place to provide care. Does creativity positively affect caregiving outcomes?
What To Do If Your Home Health Care Agency Ditches You
If you’re told Medicare’s home health benefits have changed, don’t believe it: Coverage rules haven’t been altered and people are still entitled to the same types of services. All that has changed …
4 Ways to Respond When Someone with Alzheimer’s Is Repeating the Same Thing Over and Over – DailyCaring
If someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s is repeating the same thing over and over, use 4 kind ways to respond to stop the behavior before you lose patience.
How to navigate the high cost of becoming a caregiver
If you have yet to step into the role of caregiver, there’s a good chance it may be in your future. A 2017 joint survey by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave estimated that 40 million Americans have already served as a caregiver. With the advancing age of baby bo
Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data — To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters
An Oregon epidemiologist is using data to find patterns in suicides, then offering prevention training at the motels where people keep taking their lives, the animal shelter where they give away th…
It's the holidays! What would a good, decadent, calorie-laden meal be without a case of red face, churning stomach and steam pouring from your ears? There's no time like the holidays for a g
What Happens If Your Parents Outlive Their Resources?
Many Americans aren’t prepared for retirement in general, but the issue is compounded now that people are living longer than ever.