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Solutions for Help with Parents

Helping Seniors Navigate Through Memory Loss

By patrick / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Helping seniors

Forgetfulness is something nearly everyone experiences from time to time. The occasional incident of forgetting something every now and then is no big deal in the grand scheme of things, but as seniors age, memory loss can become a cause for concern. From Alzheimer’, dementia, and simply getting older, there are a variety of causes…

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Preparing for the New Year with Your Senior Loved One

By patrick / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
Senior loved one

The New Year can be a great time to reevaluate and plan for the future of your senior loved one. You likely just spent a significant amount of time with them over the holidays, so you have had a chance to recently experience their demeanor and behavior. Year over year as people age, their needs…

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Mom Not Eating Right

By patrick / January 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Mom Not Eating Right
Senior Nutrition Tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You stopped by to visit mom recently and suspected that something wasn’t right.  She’s been living alone for a while now. Dad died a few years ago but she seemed to bounce back from that pretty well. You stop in to visit from time to time, just to help out when, but she seems pretty…

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Financial Abuse by Family?

By patrick / September 28, 2015 / Comments Off on Financial Abuse by Family?

Conniving, Manipulating Family: Financial Abuse Chelsea is 33 years old and living with her widowed grandma. Viola’s husband past away several years ago, as well as two of her daughter’s. Her only family is one 50 year old daughter and a “woman child” granddaughter whom she adores. Like many grandparents, she is blind to her granddaughter’s behavior.…

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Stress: Coping With mom

By patrick / September 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Stress: Coping With mom

Jackie’s mom calls her at least twice a day now. Sometimes it’s just to stay in touch, other times she’s in tears because she just feels so awful and confused, but more times than not she calls to try to guilt Jackie into coming over. The caregivers she’s hired are always awful people that can’t…

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Early Diagnosis of Dementia

By patrick / September 5, 2015 / Comments Off on Early Diagnosis of Dementia

You stopped by the parent’s house the other day, and in going through mom’s checkbook you noticed a few large checks written to various charities: the local zoo, the church’s fundraiser for their new building, something to do with local police refrigerator magnets… When you confront her about it she says: “well they were so…

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20 Questions to Ask Senior Home Care Providers

By patrick / June 18, 2015 / Comments Off on 20 Questions to Ask Senior Home Care Providers

You know mom or dad have gotten to the point that they need help at home. Your over their all the time and when you’re not there, they’re calling you asking for help. Now it’s time to find someone that can help you, because you just can’t do it all yourself. Here is a quick resource…

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How to Have The Talk With Your Parents

By patrick / June 18, 2015 / Comments Off on How to Have The Talk With Your Parents

[vc_row fullwidth=”false” attached=”false” padding=”0″ visibility=”” animation=””][vc_column border_color=”” visibility=”” width=”1/1″][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Do you wonder how to begin a conversation with your aging parent regarding a sensitive topic? Whether it’s needing to speak about giving up driving, moving, or bringing help in, you can improve the odds of coming up with a solution by knowing which…

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Top 5 Senior Care Solutions for Help with Your Elderly Parents

By patrick / May 27, 2015 / Comments Off on Top 5 Senior Care Solutions for Help with Your Elderly Parents

Solutions for Help with Parents You’re concerned about mom. She’s been acting a bit different lately. She’s been forgetting things more, maybe repeating herself, bringing up the same topics over and over. She’s lost interest in some of the things she used to do, and she just doesn’t seem to want to visit her old…

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Stress Test? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself when You’re a Family Caregiver

By patrick / March 30, 2015 / Comments Off on Stress Test? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself when You’re a Family Caregiver

Caregiver in Lincoln CA Being a family caregiver might seem like an easy assignment, especially in the beginning. If you noticed that your elderly father, grandparent, or some other family member was having difficulty tending to their own care at home, had major surgery and required assistance once they were discharged, or had any other…

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