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Another Side of Caregiving in the Age of Technology

When caregiving includes computer assistance

  In this day and age, caregiving for your parents may include more than just physical assistance. Caregiving may involve providing technical support. In other words, you may find yourself helping your parents and loved ones with computer and internet needs. Chances are, whatever their competency level is with computer technology, they have gaps in their[…]read more

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Food Choices for Time-Crunched Caregivers

Avoiding Dining Traps as a Time-Crunched Caregiver You’re a caregiver. Your time is stretched thin, which leads to eating out or on the go. But fast food, restaurant dining and prepared food from a grocery store may be working against you. Food is fuel. To be more precise, food delivers oxygen through your body, giving[…]read more

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In-Home Caregivers – What You Need to Know

In-home caregivers are very much a part of the caregiving picture. Whether part-time, full-time, or just occasionally, there are a number of different sources. But when you need help and need to hire someone, you should know your options. This article from Today’s Caregiver [Hiring an In-Home Caregiver: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You] gives[…]read more

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More Resources for Elders

The More You Know DinerWear® is all about caregiving, solutions, and making life easier. Having resources to go to when you need to figure things out is what makes our lives easier. It should be what every business is about—solving your problems and making your life easier. It’s what DinerWear® strives to do with our stylish[…]read more

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Foresight for Caregivers: Executing a Will – Part 1

Executing a Will – Not as easy as you think Wills, trusts, powers-of-attorney, all make life easier for caregivers when settling an estate. But that doesn’t mean it’s a quick and simple process. One executor of an estate recently shared her experience. When asked, “Briefly, what did being an executor entail?” her response was, “Briefly?[…]read more

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The Caregivers Guide to Hacking

Hacking, Phishing, Spoofing, Pharming, Scamming, Malware, Scareware, Ransomware, Spyware, Virus, Worm. So many terms. So many concerns. Caregivers have enough to worry about without having to worry about recovering from a computer hack. Therefore, it’s increasingly important to educate the people we care for about the digital invaders trying to hack their personal information and[…]read more