Care Coordination: How to Make Sure All Your Team Members Are On the Same Page

When you’re taking care of an elderly loved one at home, it can be challenging. There are doctors’ appointments to drive to, medications to pick up, and specialist recommendations to consider. Add in physical or occupational therapy for your senior two or three times a week, or injections/infusions from a visiting nurse, and care coordination […]

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Tips on Helping a Senior with Parkinson’s

There’s been a lot of press lately about Parkinson’s disease. Major public figures, including Janet Reno, Michael J. Fox, and Robin Williams, were all diagnosed with this shattering condition. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder, with symptoms typically appearing in one’s 50’s or 60’s, although they can appear earlier. No two people develop the disease […]

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Budgeting for Seniors: Read This Before Trying to Help Your Loved One with Their Finances

Handling finances can be a hassle no matter what your age. Keeping track of bills, preparing taxes, and balancing checkbooks isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time (unless maybe you’re an accountant!). But as we grow older, these tasks become even more difficult. First of all, there are certain physical limitations that make dealing with […]

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Medication Management for Seniors: How to Help Your Loved One Keep Track of Their Pills

When it comes to helping your elderly loved one, perhaps nothing is more confusing than making sure they take their prescriptions properly. With so many new drugs out there, bottles that look alike, and brands names that sound identical, it’s no wonder this once-simple task is so frustrating. Complicating matters are additional restrictions on times […]

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