Comfort Life News Round-Up: The Sandwich GenerationJul 08, 2011
Considering that July is officially the "Sandwich Generation" Month, we noticed a lot of buzz in the news about them . What is the Sandwich Generation you ask? They are the generation of people who are caring for young children and teens while providing some kind of assistance for elderly parents.
Its More Than Just Physical CareJul 27, 2011
Whether you've been a caregiver for a month or several years, you've no doubt figured out that your loved one requires more than just physical assistance with the daily activities of living. Just like you, a loved one who can observe, listen, or participate in activities enjoys them just because it makes him or her happy. Its more than just physical care.
Finding the best Alzheimer's home: Nine tipsMar 09, 2012
Choosing the right Alzheimer's home for your loved one can be a frightening experience but sound information makes it easier. When choosing the Alzheimer's right home, the philosophy and appropriate level of care, preferred location and budget all need to be considered. Here are nine tips to help you find the best Alzheimer's home for your loved one.
How to protect your home from mortgage and real estate title fraudApr 06, 2012
Real estate title and mortgage fraud are on the rise and seniors are usually the victims. Here's how boomers and seniors can protect themselves and their homes.
Caring for aging parents: Reduce stress by saying 'no'Apr 10, 2012
When you are caring for an aging parent you may feel overwhelmed. Here's how to say no to tasks that are not a priority.
Long-term care insurance: Should you buy it?Apr 11, 2012
Your health may change during retirement and you could need nursing services and/or long term care. Here's how long-term care insurance can help.
Getting your elderly parents the rehab care they needApr 27, 2012
When your elderly parent is in rehab they need to stay long enough to get proper care. Here is how you can help ensure they do.
Caring for aging parents: Feel like your life is on hold?May 15, 2012
Does caring for your aging parents make you feel your life is on hold? Here's how to make peace with your guilt and conflicting emotions.
How to communicate with a parent who has Alzheimer'sMay 25, 2012
If your parent has Alzheimer's, they can become very frustrated trying to make their wishes known. Here's how one family turned things around.
It's 11 o'clock. Do you know where your mother is?Jul 05, 2012
What happens when you call your elderly mum to check in on her and she doesn't answer? And several minutes later she still doesn't?
Caregiver Support: Health and Wellness TipsAug 10, 2012
Finding yourself stressed out and overwhelmed? Consider some of these tips to avoid caregiver burnout. Read more...
5 Tips for Grandparent CaregiversSep 07, 2012
As a grandparent you probably love being able to help your family by providing care for your grandchildren. These tips for seniors are designed to help families who have grandparents who provide care when needed. Read more...
Book Review: "Solace" by Walter St. John, Ed.D.Sep 10, 2012
"Solace: How Caregivers and Others Can Relate, Listen, and Respond Effectively to a Chronically Ill Person" by Walter St. John is an exceptional resource for caregivers of the chronically ill. Read more...
Caring For Family Across The WorldSep 21, 2012
Elaine Morgan shares her experience of living far away from family and shares the stress and worry involved with trying to care for family across the world. Read more...
To Pay or Not To Pay – Managing the BillsSep 24, 2012
Approaching the topic of managing your parents bills for them is never easy. Nicole McKechnie shares her own experiences and tips. Read more...