As a caregiver, you will be confronted daily with people, situations and events over which you have little or no control, and if you allow yourself to dwell on what might happen, you could easily become overwhelmed by fear.June 14, 2016Elaine Sanchez #Health Living #Aging #Caregiving #Planning for Eldercare #Support for Adult Caregiving
For women whose spouses die, the grief is often magnified by the stress and uncertainly of legal and financial matters.June 07, 2016Beth Lueders #Paying for Eldercare #Planning for Eldercare
A cancer survivor is a person living with a history of the disease from initial diagnosis through the rest of his or her life. Each year on the first Sunday in June, National Cancer Survivors Day® honors the millions of courageous individuals who beat cancer.June 02, 2016Beth Lueders #Caregiving #Caregiver Help
Trust increases as people age, and the stronger the trust, the more seniors experience greater happiness over time.May 31, 2016Beth Lueders #Health Living #Aging #Paying for Eldercare
These and other stories are in the June edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.May 26, 2016Rita Ude #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Aging #Health/Medical #Support for Adult Caregiving
Seasonal nasal allergies strain the body: runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, itchy eyes and fatigue are some of the resulting symptoms. Extreme weather swings, particularly in spring and fall, kick up the production of pollen, the fine powder released by flowering plants. Spread by the wind, pollen settles in a person’s skin, nose and lungs and can cause an allergic reaction. Other common nasal allergens include animal dander and dust mites.May 24, 2016Beth Lueders #Caregiving #Health Living #Aging
Suzanne cared for her ailing husband for five years before his death. Now, the 75-year-old widow is falling in love again. But her grown children strongly object.May 19, 2016Beth Lueders #Aging #Planning for Eldercare #Support for Adult Caregiving
Shower chairs, shower stools and bath benches are a good option to help with bathing safety and fall avoidance.May 17, 2016Dr. Rein Tideiksaar #Health Living #Aging #Fall Prevention #Planning for Eldercare #Caregiving #Support for Adult Caregiving
Many caregivers have sacrificed sleep; however, when we don’t get adequate sleep, it affects our ability to think and reason. It can lead to poor decision making, erratic behavior, and increased falls and accidents.May 10, 2016Elaine Sanchez #Aging #Caregiver Help #Caregiving #Support for Adult Caregiving
National Nurses Week (May 6-12) each year celebrates the contributions nurses make to our lives and communities.
What would you do to honor nurses in America?