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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
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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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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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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By caregiver222
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
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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By fantomdog Blank
How do I handle a geriatric who is making poor decisions, but is basically mentally sound?
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What can I do to treat my husband whom I have been taking care of since 1-12 more like a husband ?
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One of the problems with a PEG patient is lack of saliva, because they are only fed with the PEG. The nursing homes u...
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Many locksmiths will provide colorful inexpensive "arthritic" key handles, such as that illustrated. These are very ...
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The photo is that of a wide-angle Peterson safety mirror, which can be retro-fitted to most automobiles. I am a big ...
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Tap turners attach to ordinary water valves and provide leverage and ease of operation for stroke-disabled and those ...
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An object retriever is handy for someone confined to a wheelchair. They range in price from $12 U.S. to $80 U.S. Wal...
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Patients with stroke disabilities or severe arthritis may enjoy using special spoons with easy-to-use handles and an...
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Rubber or metal doorknob extensors either replace or go over existing knobs. They install in seconds, usually with o...
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Cutting boards with stainless steel nails are used to stabilize vegetables for cuttting. They usually come with eleva...
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