Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Advantages of Home Care For the Elderly

Many seniors have trouble getting around their homes safely, leaving families with some tough decisions. Whether or not an elderly family member should move into an assisted living facility is often one of the key questions. However, home care is a viable option with many great benefits. 1. Homecare allows seniors to retain a sense of independence and freedom as they age. They can leave their home to go wherever they please whenever suits them best. Similarly, they can eat when they are hungry as opposed to […]

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Understanding Dementia and Caregiving for Your Aging Parents From A to Z

Caregiving takes its toll in many ways – mentally, emotionally, and physically. It is important to ask for and accept help as you come to grips with this enormous task in front of you. There are lots of books on caregiving, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, which review the same topics in different ways. “Understanding Dementia and Caregiving For Your Aging Parents From A to Z” attempts to look at the same subject matter through a different lens. While having a base of knowledge about the subject is […]

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Optimal Caregiving: A guide for managing senior health and well-being

Caregiving is an ever-changing journey that can raise more questions than answers when it comes to caring for your loved one, because as a caregiver, we always want what’s best for the people we love. Optimal Caregiving: A Guide for Managing Senior Health and Well-Being shares awareness of good nutrition, healthy lifestyle, and emphasizes the importance of self-care for the caregiver. As a certified nutritional consultant, Susan Landeis, understands that each person is an individual with a unique set of circumstances. She is not a proponent of […]

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Dare to Live – Devotions for Those Over The Hill, Not Under It

Dare to Live: Devotions for Those Over The Hill, Not Under It! is a jolt of spiritual inspiration, a quick boost for your soul. Rediscover God’s grace, hope, and power for living-regardless of your place or age in life. In Dare to Live 87-year-old author Elizabeth Van Liere leads readers through a thirty-day journey to a fuller understanding of what it means to “season slowly with a mighty and loving Savior.” This journey pursues a life characterized by relevancy not regret, generosity not grumpiness, and compassion to […]

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Elder Rage, or Take My Father… Please!: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents

“Elder Rage” is a Book-on-the-Month Club selection (a caregiving book first), receiving 500+ 5-Star Amazon reviews. It is a riveting, often LOL humorous, non-fiction novel chronicling Jacqueline Marcell’s trials, tribulations, and eventual success at managing the care of her aging parents. “Elder Rage” is also an extensive self-help book with creative solutions for effective management medically, behaviorally, socially, legally, financially, and emotionally of challenging elders who resist care. “Elder Rage” includes answers to difficult caregiving questions such as how to get obstinate elders to: accept cleaning and […]

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