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By lally25
I everyone. I was wondering if anyone else was in the same boat as me. My husband has depression and its slowly dragg...
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Stacey_80Jul 20
PantxMay 03
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By janczu
I am the caregiver to my 95 year old mom. After her discharge from the hospital they wanted me to put her on hospice...
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Stacey_80Jul 20
Jibs1May 09
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By caregiver222
If you have an elderly relative and a health care aide preparing food, don't count on them giving you correct informa...
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By caregiver222
At some time a decision may have to be made as to whether to put your elederly loved one on a PEG, or gastric feedin...
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By caregiver222
Elderly debilitated patients, especially those who are bedridden are usually frustrated by their inability to contro...
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By caregiver222
In the United States there are inexpensive kiosks at drug stored and the chain Kinko's where old photos can be enlar...
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By caregiver222
The internet is the favored method of checking backgrounds, except for the fact that many home-care workers come fro...
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TheMadManMay 11
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By caregiver222
Over the years I have employed, at various times, for my own relatives and others, over 150 health care aides. It ne...
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MillardMay 11
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By caregiver222
Routine blood sticks are the most troubling part in the life of diabetic using injectable insulin. I posted this i...
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Jibs1May 09
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By Cindy Blank
Cancer Therapy: Can It Hurt Your Heart? Thursday Aug 01, 2013, 12:00PM - 01:00PM (EST) For one day only, doctor...
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Jibs1May 09
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By caregiver222 Blank
One overlooked problem with an elderly relative or friend is "what happens to packages delivered while they may be in...
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Jibs1May 09
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By caregiver222 Blank
If you employ a health care aide or are caring for an elderly person (or child) and they have pain, use a magic marke...
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Jibs1May 09
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By caregiver222
I visit several nursing homes and the people I visit enjoy me bringing them "clipped out" news articles on their fav...
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PantxMay 03
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By 88Infinity88
My husband has epilepsy and depression and degenerative disk disease and PTSD and vertigo and sleep apnea. I'm exhaus...
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JD1963Apr 13
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By caregiver222
If you have an elderly relative you look in on, I have a few suggestions regarding th kitchen. (1) An ordinary hac...
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By MH Community Mgr
Please join us in welcoming Delusion as your new Community Leader! We look forward to working with Delusion and your...
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Hi, I live with my elderly parents (Mum 94 and Dad 86). It was my choice to move in with them. I have been in thei...
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Why don't hospice feed they pas. through they vains in stead of letting them starve to death like they did my mama.
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odaat1Jan 10
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By caregiver222 Blank
Swallowing difficulties are common in the elderly. Especially stroke patients. There are various degrees of difficult...
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caregiver222Nov 08, 2013
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By Grandmanea Blank
My dad who is 81 recently was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. He went through 2 months of chemo/radiation and had ...
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