Being a Family Caregiver

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  So here you are, caregiver to Dad. Or Mom. Or even Auntie Eunice. You never thought you’d do it. You’re not quite sure you want to even now. But here you are. Well done, you. Give yourself a really big pat on the back, or get your Mom, your dad or Auntie Eunice to […]

How do we get you to listen?

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Aging is an inevitable process. It is something we cannot avoid and while some are fortunate enough to stay healthy and fit, the reality is that most of us experience some decline in health, even though we may fight the fact and refuse to admit that some assistance would be helpful. Sometimes our kids can […]

Your parent’s finances

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Ten things you should know about your parent’s finances Have they named powers of attorney (POA) to manage their finances and their personal care? Without a POA in place, the government may have to appoint someone to make certain decisions. Where do they keep their financial records? ?Whether they keep their money and documents in […]

Communicating With Your Aging Parent’s Physician

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Communicating With Your Aging Parent’s Physician Physicians are a vital part of your aging parent’s healthcare. It is therefore crucial that you and your parent feel comfortable communicating questions and concerns to the appropriate physician. Part of a Team – Reporting Symptoms If you are your parent’s primary caregiver, you are an integral part of […]