Caregiving 101: Passwords are Key

Be prepared for the end: Are you caregiving for a family member? Do you know their passwords? Heck, do you know all your own passwords? A recent article from the Huffington Post—I’m Still Paying For My Dead Husband’s Cell Phone Because I Don’t Know His Childhood Friend’s Name— Ann Brenoff points out the importance of […]

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Dine with Dignity – Making Food Dignified

Caring for Someone with Dysphagia Dysaphia is not an everyday word. But if you’ve ever cared for someone who has problems swallowing, you understand how food can lose its appeal. “Can you imagine not being able to eat and enjoy your favorite foods?” says Chef Gabriel Serero, inventor of the Dysphagia Gourmet food ingredient [Easy]base. With this […]

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Read Out Loud to Someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Reading as an Antidote to Loneliness After my last post about Visiting Someone with Alzheimer’s, I came across this article: Reading: The Antidote to Loneliness. Find it at: Today’s Caregiver at Caregiver.com. This article, written by William McDonald, is the perfect follow up on activities to do when visiting someone with Alzheimer’s/Dementia. William points out how reading makes a great […]

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness have been one of our messages under the theme of prevention, as in “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure,” to match our saying for the Cravaat®: “An Ounce of Protection is Worth a Pound of Laundry.” We believe the best way to tackle illness is to eat and […]

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When You Become a Caregiver

When you become a caregiver, there are many things to consider to provide your loved one with the best care; concerns that go beyond just their daily living needs. Usually, by the time you are considering care options, you are most likely behind the 8-ball, i.e. one step behind on the situation. It’s important to admit the need […]

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