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Products You Didn’t Know Existed

What I discovered as a caregiver I may not be a professional caregiver, or a full-time caregiver, or a sole caregiver, but I’m a caregiver all the same. Like the estimated 43.5 million others Americans who care for someone else, I found myself helping my parents out a little, then a little more, and then[…]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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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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Caregiving at Home – Parent Proofing Your House

When caregiving hits home, parent-proofing your house needs to be part of the plan. I recently had to prepare for my parents stay after my mother’s hip replacement surgery. We needed to determine sleeping arrangements, the bathroom situation, and where and how she (and dad) would spend their days. Here are some things I’ve learned[…]read more

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Resources for Caregiving

Since writing our first post including RESOURCES for Caregiving, we have heard about additional Senior/Disability Resources. Therefore we will continue to add to the list of resources as a reference: Organizations: medicare.gov – www.medicare.gov  Information on what a caregiver needs to know. Helps you navigate through the caring quagmire. Caregiver Action Network for a list of[…]read more

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The Cost of Living for Elders

The Cost of Living for Elders Why does senior care  and senior housing seem to have become such a problem for this generation? My first thought is that it’s just because we don’t take our parents into our home anymore, but it’s more complicated than that, so it’s good to know what’s going on. A[…]read more

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A Solution for Dressing in a Wheelchair

Are you as frustrated as me with our political environment these days? All the rhetoric is focused more on the problems than on the solutions. If our presidential candidates thought like entrepreneurs they would be spending all their time talking about solutions. As an industrial engineer and plant manager, my entire career was about finding[…]read more

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Let’s Get Physical – Solutions for the aches and pains of aging

It seems inevitable. The aches and pains that come with aging. But a recent video I saw on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/GerardoGabrielOfficial/videos/935370616511814/) made me rethink the physical aspect of added years. Is it really just the fact that we become less active that causes our bodies to deteriorate? I’ve read that the best thing for a bad[…]read more