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What To Do When a Loved One Dies

You’ve lost a loved one, now what? One of the most stressful experiences in life is losing a loved one. The last thing you need after the funeral is more stress from settling their estate. But not everyone has an attorney, accountant, and financial planner to take care of settling the estate. For those who[…]read more

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George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decency

Emily Post published her successful book on etiquette in 1922. But before that, there was George Washington’s Rules of Civility and Decency in Company and Conversation. However, young George Washington only hand-copied these rules (in the 1740s) from an English version of the rules first documented in 1595 by French Jesuits. Clearly, etiquette is something[…]read more

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When Caregiving Means Not Helping

When Caregiving Means Not Helping The Trap If you’re like me, your caregiving has evolved. It starts with a little help with a few things around the house. You stop by to check in on your loved one(s) and see if there’s anything they need. You start going to doctor’s appointments with them. You run[…]read more

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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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Too Much Love – Too Much Caring

Self-love improves caregiving

Can we care too much? Can we love too much? Caring and loving are good things, but when does it become too much of a good thing? Love is a master of disguise Sometimes what pretends to be love isn’t genuine love. Trying to please people and make them happy is often motivated by selfishness[…]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