With snow in the forecast, we’ve got some practical and helpful reminders for keeping your family member safe in the cold, ice and snow.
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The Working Daughter Bill of Rights Working Daughter, nowhere it is it written that your life, your dreams, your health, come last. But too many of us often feel this way. No more! So that we are all clear, and can carry on guilt-free (or at least with less guilt), I present to you the Family […]
Whether a hospital restricts visitors in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, or a family caregiver is out of state or tied up at work, we cannot always accompany our aging parents to the hospital. Here’s what to do if your parent goes to the ER and/or is admitted to the hospital […]
Here’s the truth about siblings and caregiving: Caregivers and healthcare professionals know, “there’s always one.” In most families there is one sibling who shoulders most of the responsibility for caregiving. It doesn’t matter if you’re one of six or the only child. There’s always one. Sometimes you become ‘the one’ because you are a natural leader or […]
Guest post Father’s Day is approaching. If your dad is in an assisted living or nursing facility, showing your love is a challenge due to the regulations regarding visitors during the COVID-19 outbreak. Here are a few tips for making his day special: 1. Visits? Yes, Maybe! Just in the past couple of weeks, communities have started […]
This is a sponsored post. Opinions are my own. When I was caring for my parents, I would go to their house every other Sunday night and sort two weeks’ worth of pills into their plastic pill box from the drugstore. At first, I felt so smart. I had created a system to ensure they […]
Sometimes Oreos and wine are for dinner. Amirite? That’s just facts. Like sometimes, your mother is in the hospital and your father is in memory care and your kid needs help with homework and your boss is displeased with you and your spouse is watching ESPN and you don’t have time to make an organic, […]