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By CK95
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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By caregiver222
Many locksmiths will provide colorful inexpensive "arthritic" key handles, such as that illustrated. These are very ...
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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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By caregiver222
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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By caregiver222
Tap turners attach to ordinary water valves and provide leverage and ease of operation for stroke-disabled and those ...
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By caregiver222
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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By caregiver222
Patients with stroke disabilities or severe arthritis may enjoy using special spoons with easy-to-use handles and an...
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By caregiver222
Rubber or metal doorknob extensors either replace or go over existing knobs. They install in seconds, usually with o...
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By caregiver222
Cutting boards with stainless steel nails are used to stabilize vegetables for cuttting. They usually come with eleva...
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By caregiver222
Dycem non-slip matts are colorful, washable, and are placed under cups and glasses to prevent slipping when an elderl...
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By Jay6271950
I have an orange capsule with the numbers on it of 1020 & 150 and another brownish oval caplet with the letters of r...
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terripeyJul 30
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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
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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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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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