All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Caregiving’

  • Alzhiemer Rollercoaster

    Eye Opening Alzheimers Videos That Could Change Your Life

    The holiday season has begun. I hope that your holidays will be bright and happy. If you have a loved one you are caring for with Alzheimer’s disease I wish you a new found hope of care and compassion after reading this article and watching …

    Read More
  • Mother In Law Suite

    The Pros and Cons of Caring for a Loved One at Home

      Deciding to care for an ailing family member is not always easy. However, there are some good things that can come from taking care of an ailing parent or grandparent at home. Let’s take a look at the inconveniences of providing care as well …

    Read More
  • Accessible Vanity For In home care

    Choosing the Right Vanity for In-Home Care

    When you care for an ill or elderly loved one in your home, you must look at all of your appliances and furnishings with a new eye. All the items that seem common and that pose no problem for you can present many challenges for …

    Read More
  • Walk-in bathtub for elder home care

    Choosing The Right Bathtub For In-Home Care

    One of the challenges of providing in-home care for an ill or elderly loved one is finding the best sort of bathtub for them. The patient might have mobility issues that make getting out of a traditional bathtub difficult. One option is a walk-in bathtub. …

    Read More
  • Hight adjustable kitchen sink with push button rasing and lowering

    Accessible Kitchen Sinks

    When designing a handicapped kitchen for a mother in-law suite or even simply for universal design, one of the biggest challenges is the sink. Most sinks feature a base that is as deep as the counter, and that limits wheelchair access. They may also be …

    Read More
  • Mom And Me

    Real Life Stories Of A Caregiver

    Everyone Loved Dolly My name is Barb and this is my story about how I became a caregiver to my mom, what I learned, and what I wish I did differently. My mom’s name was Florence, though she went by Flo Flo or Dolly. Everyone …

    Read More
  • Senior Exercise2

    Balance Exercises for Seniors

    Your ability to balance yourself is determined by visual cues, spatial orientation and the inner ear. These systems normally interact to help you maintain your balance, but as you grow older, you are likely to have problems with your balance. There are a number of …

    Read More
  • Bay Medical Alert Sytem Review

    Medical Alert Systems Reviews: Top 5

    Medical Alert Systems for the elderly have evolved to the point where assisted housing or considering in-home care can be delayed and in some cases – even eliminated. There are numerous high quality systems on the market that can offer peace of mind to loved …

    Read More
  • Parents Move In With You

    When Is It Time to Take Your Parents into Your Home?

    Much like deciding to have a new child, deciding to ask your elderly parent to move in with you is a giant decision that can come with a lot of responsibility and have major repercussions. But sometimes all the extra cost and work can be …

    Read More
  • Roll In Shower

    What Is A Roll In Shower?

    Roll-In Showers: Restore Bathing to a Pleasant Experience When showering becomes a challenge due to illness, limited strength or mobility, a roll-in shower can be the perfect solution. Roll-in showers are designed as an open stall with no curb so that wheelchairs can be rolled …

    Read More
  • Help

    Help! I Can’t Do This by Myself Anymore

    Caring for an elderly mother can be rewarding at times; however, it can also be one of the most saddening and vexing experiences. Because mothers deserve to be treated like princesses as they get older, you might feel obligated to constantly care for her. However, …

    Read More
  • Is Alzheimers Hereditary?

    Is Alzheimer’s Hereditary?

    Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that causes the brain’s neurons to deteriorate. This causes the sufferer to lose memory, loss of language skills, and changes in behavior. As the disease progresses to different areas of the brain, it affects different skills and abilities. Alzheimer’s is …

    Read More
  • Mother Daughter

    Alzheimer’s: I Love My Mom, but I Hate Her!

    Seven years ago my father died, leaving my mother to cope alone. Before he died, we knew that something was off with mom, but he assured us that it was just her getting old and he could deal with it. Once he was gone, she …

    Read More
  • Adaptive Clothing for Seniors

    Adaptive Clothing for Senior Elderly Care

    When a family makes the decision to take care of an elderly loved one, they assume a huge responsibility. Lots of families prefer this option as opposed to moving the relative to an assisted living facility or nursing home. Reasons for the decision to provide …

    Read More
  • Aplaceformom Logo

    Find The Right Elder Care: 3 Great Resources

    If you are currently caring for you aging parent or loved one or just planning ahead, the following list of elder care resources and elder care locator websites can be a great source of information for home care, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, nursing homes, retirement communities, residential care …

    Read More
  • What is Home Care

    What Is Home Care?

    As our loved ones grow older, we must sometimes face the difficult task of deciding when they cannot manage on their own. It is a heartbreaking decision that can cause conflicts with our elder family member who wishes to remain independent and is afraid of …

    Read More
Page 1 of 3123»

    No Twitter Messages

Pin It on Pinterest

Get 3 FREE Mother In-Law Suite Floor Plans When You Subscribe!

 

Plus you'll get great articles, helpful resources, and more to help you make the best choices fro your family. 

Great! Please check your email for the download link and confirmation email.