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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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jemma116Feb 09
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By odaat1
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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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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mandy876Feb 06
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ireneoAug 13, 2013
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mandy876Aug 13, 2013
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By bren432 Blank
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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ireneoDec 19, 2012
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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
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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By caregiver222 Blank
This week a problem came up with a 911 ambulance. In many cities there are both municipal ambulances and what are cal...
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caregiver222Nov 04, 2013
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jemma116Nov 04, 2013
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By teabugsmommy Blank
So one of my husbands best friends was I'm a horrific motorcycle accident August 3rd. he broke both his legs has all ...
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jemma116Nov 04, 2013
ireneoAug 22, 2013
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my elderly grandmother has lung cancer and she has a 37.4 fever is that good or bad.
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By caregiver222
One overlooked problem with an elderly relative or friend is "what happens to packages delivered while they may be in...
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By caregiver222 Blank
A big issue with the elderly is to keep them "involved in the ongoing process". Craigslist routinely advertises for p...
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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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jemma116Jul 25, 2013
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My 92 yr old father was started on Aricept the end of May, and was increased up to 10 mg aprox Jul 1st. In between th...
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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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mandy876Jun 15, 2013
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By caregiver222 Blank
Patients should not be taken out without a resilient wheelchair cushion. They don't come with the wheelchair and ofte...
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ireneoJun 13, 2013
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By caregiver222 Blank
A friend of mine died this week, aged 93. The circumstances of her death reminded me that there are people in this wo...
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jemma116Jun 10, 2013
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By TheMadMan Blank
I have a story to tell and questions to ask. I have a very stubborn caregiver who does not like going to the doctor....
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mandy876Jun 03, 2013
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By caregiver222 Blank
Unnecessary blood draw and venipuncture remains a significant problem (less so than in previous years) in the super-e...
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mandy876May 30, 2013
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By caregiver222 Blank
I just purchased several bicycle bells for three of my little friends to attach to their walkers and wheelchairs. It ...
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