March 26, 2019
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135 – Don’t Worry About What Others Think About Supportive Devices in Your Home

When someone wants to stay home as long as possible they need to do everything they can to accomplish that goal.  If that means installing grab bars or using an emergency response pendant then so be it.  Unfortunately way too many people refuse help and adaptive devices due to fear […]
March 22, 2019
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134 – Preventing Bed Sores

The best way to cure a bed sore is to prevent it from happening. What is a bed sore and how do you prevent it?  If you can answer these questions it can go a long way towards helping your aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one maintain the highest […]
March 20, 2019
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133 – Don’t Worry About What Others Think When it Comes to Your Loved One’s Care and Happiness

When it comes to caring for your loved one there are a lot of opinions about what’s right.  Each situations is different.  What works in your specific situations depends on your loved one’s needs, wants and money.  Don’t worry about what anyone else thinks of your loved one’s care plan.  […]
March 18, 2019
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132 – What’s the Difference Between a Live In Home Health Aide and 24-Hour Home Health Care?

There are a number of choices available when someone needs a lot of help to stay home.  Two of them are a live in home health aide and 24-hour home health care.  These two options sound the same but are very different.  In today’s episode I discuss the difference between […]
March 15, 2019
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131 – Don’t Expect the Same Level of Care in a Long Term Care Facility that Your Provided to Your Loved One (But You May be Surprised)

Most people feel like they’re letting their loved one down if they have to transition into an assisted living or long term care community.  They feel like they’ve failed them.  But the reality in many situations is things get better.  The quality of life for the aging parent, spouse or […]
March 13, 2019
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130 – Always Sign the Guest Book When Visiting Your Loved One

Everyone wants the best possible care for a loved one in a long term care community.  But getting a high level of care takes some effort.  Today I want to share a trick – one of many things – that can help achieve that goal. Make sure you sign the […]