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Selecting the Right Assisted Living Facility

Selecting the Right Assisted Living Facility

Choosing to place your aging loved one in the care of someone other than yourself or another family member is a difficult decision. But, the bills are piling up; you have a busy job, and barely enough time to spend with friends and family. This is the realization that you can no longer care...
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Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors

Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors

Flu season has come early this year according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and while anyone can catch the flu, people over age 65 are at higher risk. There are a number of preventative measures seniors can take to avoid getting the flu. Here are my best tips for flu prevention and...
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Shelley Webb, RN ~ “The Intentional Caregiver”

Shelley Webb, RN ~ “The Intentional Caregiver”

Shelley Webb, RN is “The Intentional Caregiver”.  With more than 30 years of experience as a Registered Nurse, RN Case Manager, Geriatric Care Manager and caregiver to her father, she has a wealth of experience both personally and professionally. Her understanding of the myriad facets of caregiving puts her in a unique position to...
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Have You Considered an Eldercare Mediator?

Have You Considered an Eldercare Mediator?

The family dynamics that come into play when caring for an elderly parent (or two) are sometimes more difficult to deal with than the actual caregiving itself. Old hurts and complex sibling rivalries can quickly bubble to the surface when important decisions need to be made. Throw in the impending loss of a parent and...
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Accepting the Role of Caregiver to Your Aging Parents

Accepting the Role of Caregiver to Your Aging Parents

Moving into the role of caregiver for an elderly parent can be a rugged journey along a treacherous path of frustration and indecision. As children of aging parents, we are often right in the middle of the busiest part of our own lives. We are not only juggling the demands of our growing children,...
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SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS

SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS

There are many caregiving blogs offering support, advice and information for the caregiver. Each has something unique to offer and worth a visit if you are caring for a loved one. It’s a great place to talk about issues that concern you and see how others are handling their particular set of circumstances. Many...
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