People with heart failure (HF) often tire easily, especially if they exert themselves. In HF, the heart is swollen with fluids and cannot beat efficiently. The body's cells then become hungry for oxyRead More
If the person you care for has a low vision diagnosis, three types of modifications to the home can make life easier: Lighting, glare control, and the use of color contrast. Fortunately, these strateRead More
Frustrated in your search for a paid caregiver? You are not alone. There is an extreme shortage of helpers right now. Even before COVID, the demand for aides was greater than the supply. The "Great RRead More
Distance makes caregiving more challenging, from knowing what's needed, to getting tasks accomplished. Here are some tips:
Stay in touch. This is a win–win. You stay current on issues, and yRead More
Catching things early is big with Medicare. Every year, all Medicare enrollees are eligible for a free "Wellness Visit" with their primary care doctor.
This is NOT an annual physical, so don'tRead More