What is the Most Important Quality in a Caregiver? If you are a caregiver of an aging parent, the most important quality you can have is the ability to be observant. As a caregiver you observe subtle changes in condition, unmet needs and unexpressed wishes so that you can make changes to ensure a greater quality of life … Continue reading The Most Important Quality in a Caregiver
WHEN YOUR PARENTS WON’T COOPERATE/ 6 Reasons They Resist Many people around me are dealing with caring for parents. They express frustration when parents won’t move into a facility or follow their recommendations when it is obvious they need oversight and assistance. If you are a caregiver for aging parents, you may be facing these … Continue reading WHEN YOUR PARENTS WON’T COOPERATE/6 Reasons They Resist
Food Insecurity Has Major Impacts on Older Adults According to the Missouri Foundation for Health, food insecurity more than doubled between 2001 and 2011. With individuals living longer than ever before, those who had low income had to make choices between eating and medications. The Area Agencies on Aging also concur that older adults often have to … Continue reading Senior Hunger Has Major Impacts
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What Items To Include in Your Emergency Plan Recently, the amount of severe weather gives us reason to plan in case we are affected. The Red Cross suggests that everyone plan a 3-day evacuation kit and a 2 week supply for your home. This includes a gallon of water per person per day, food that … Continue reading What Should Go in Your Emergency Plan?