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Helpful tips and resources to aid with eldercare, alzheimer's, dementia, managing care at home and more.

Share the Realities of Caregiving with Your Siblings

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 22, 2015
Many times, one of a senior's adult children are tasked as the primary caregiver. Make sure the siblings understand the realities of caregiving for an elderly parent.
Share the Realities of Caregiving with Your Siblings

Talking About End-of-Life Care is Vital

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 20, 2015
Autonomy and independence are parts of a good quality of life. As we age, many times the range of decisions we make for ourselves as parts of everyday living are slowly diminished. Learn to help maintain your loved one's independence.
Talking About End-of-Life Care is Vital

Seeking Comfort for New Caregivers

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 15, 2015
Eventually, many adult children find themselves as the primary caregiver for their elderly parent. Learn to understand and manage your feelings before they adversely affect your relationships, career, or quality of life.
Seeking Comfort for New Caregivers

Make Certain Legal Documents Prepared Out of State Still Apply

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 13, 2015
To ensure the wishes of your loved ones are followed, you must have legal documents in hand before anything happens. Make sure that any documents that may have been prepared out of the current state of residence still apply.
Make Certain Legal Documents Prepared Out of State Still Apply

Protect Mom's Assets

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 8, 2015
Often, someone's own children end up being their primary caregiver. It is important that all siblings keep in the loop of caregiving activities, in the event that the current caregiver may be unable to continue with the responsibility.
Protect Mom's Assets

Keep Your Dad Safe, Food Safety is Worth the Argument

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 6, 2015
Many seniors grew up with depression era thriftiness. Help your loved get over perceived wastefulness, and maintain safety with their food.
Keep Your Dad Safe, Food Safety is Worth the Argument

5 Tips to Keep You Safe During Hospitalization

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: January 1, 2015
While a loved one may go to a hospital to get better, they might actually contract a new illness while there. Help them use strategies that will keep them healthier during their hospitalization.
5 Tips to Keep You Safe During Hospitalization

Is Mom Donating Too Much to Charity

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: December 25, 2014
Performing acts of kindness can be healthy for the soul as well as the body. Support your loved one's charitable giving, while reminding them of their own financial needs.
Is Mom Donating Too Much to Charity

Easier Home Alarm Systems for Forgetful Seniors

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: December 23, 2014
Loved ones may be in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's, and still be medically cleared for independent living. Take advantage of home security tools that they can use without having to remember easily forgettable codes.
Easier Home Alarm Systems for Forgetful Seniors

Help Your Loved One Talk to Their Doctor About Their Complaints

By: Judie Rappaport
Date: December 18, 2014
Loved ones may be nervous or afraid to speak with their Doctor about their complaints. Help ensure they bring up their concerns with their healthcare provider.
Help Your Loved One Talk to Their Doctor About Their Complaints