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By caregiver222
Yesterday I assisted a senior who broke his shoulder walking on an icy sidewalk. He had his hands in his pockets beca...
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By caregiver222
Many years ago I participated as a 911 responder in an officially sanctioned evaluation of "foot CPR." It is extremel...
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By caregiver222
Recently a 100 year old woman I look in on (one of several) permitted some undocumented aliens she met in the neighbo...
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By caregiver222
I just had a terrible experience at an ER, acompanying an elderly woman from a senior center with paranoia, delusions...
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By caren123 Blank
If a person is in hospice care, are there any profit or non profit hospice providers whose mission it is to provide ...
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I found this as I was searching on another topic. I thought it may be of interest to we seniors. Personally I think i...
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I haven't seen you around as much. I hope you are doing well. Prayers are coming your way. Anyone heard from our C...
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By caregiver222
I am a big believer in safety flags for wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs and scooters. They sell for from seven ...
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By caregiver222
Very elderly patients often lose sensation and control of their legs. The ordinary wheelchair has a space between the...
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By caregiver222
Very elderly people often have tissue-thin skin that is easily damaged when a bandage is secured with conventional ta...
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By caregiver222
Chlorine bleach is extremely dangerous to the very elderly. A spill in the room can mean death. Many health care aide...
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By caregiver4all Blank
I want to show my appreciation for all the outstanding caregivers that work for our company. What are some good ideas...
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By caregiver222
Making sure your elderly loved one eats properly is a problem. In my experience, a health care aid will always say "s...
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By secundus1989 Blank
Good day everyone. I was wondering about belt restraints nursing homes uses for the elderly and the number of acciden...
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Yesterday after the funeral service we followed the hearse to lay the shell that carried my father's soul and spirit ...
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If you have a loved one over sixty, locate the nearest senior center. In my area there are four within walking distan...
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By TuckamoreBlank Blank
There is not a lot of activity on our Caregivers Forum. Maybe it's because we have not been "found." Maybe it's becau...
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I just wanted to introduce myself to newer members and send greetings to our long term members. I have been the Commu...
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By NJgirl79 Blank
Hi Everyone, I have a questions about CareGivers receiving pay for the work they do. But ill give you a little ins...
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If you are caring for an elderly or disabled veteran, the VA has what is called a "Respite Care Program". Respite ...
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