Facts About Aging and Alcohol

Facts About Aging and Alcohol

Reading Time: 7 minutesMany people enjoy an alcoholic beverage or two on occasion with friends or family, but alcohol can be addictive. As we age, alcohol consumption can also make existing health problems worse and have dangerous interactions with some medications....
What About Medicare and Aging in Place?

What About Medicare and Aging in Place?

Reading Time: 2 minutesWill Medicare pay so my care recipient can age in place? Depending on the circumstances, Medicare may help cover services that involve skilled nursing, social work, or physical, occupational, or speech therapies. There are some general...
A Thanksgiving Prayer for Caregivers

A Thanksgiving Prayer for Caregivers

Reading Time: < 1 minuteWe hope you enjoy this Thanksgiving Prayer for Caregivers. Thank you for loving me enough to take care of me. Thank you for the times your meal is cold, because you make mine first. Thank you for the times you wake up at night to check that...
How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medicines

How to Properly Dispose of Unused Medicines

Reading Time: 6 minutesLearn how to properly dispose of your unused medicines to protect yourself, pets, and others from consuming a medication that may have become ineffective or even toxic. Disposing of medications properly will help protect the environment, as well...
Caregiving and the Sandwich Generation

Caregiving and the Sandwich Generation

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe term sandwich generation refers to young to middle-aged adults who are simultaneously raising children and supporting their aging parents. More than one in 10 parents in the United States also care for an adult, spending about three hours...
Caregiver Story: Donna Maye & Mom

Caregiver Story: Donna Maye & Mom

Reading Time: 2 minutesHow did you become the caregiver for your loved one? Once mom was unable to live alone, my niece and her family moved in to care for her. Eventually she needed to leave her home, thus she came to live with me the year I retired. We are now in...