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Gift Ideas for Grandparents

When it comes to gift ideas, Grandparents are notoriously difficult to cater for. Whether it’s Grandma’s birthday or Granddad at Christmas, it’s common to get stuck wracking your brain to come up with the perfect present. You will want a gift that they will enjoy, which is thoughtful and something they haven’t already accumulated in their advancing years. Here we suggest some ideas which may help speed up that shopping trip. Personalized Presents The more personal the gift, the better. … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

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Losing Yourself In a Daisy

I don’t think anyone has written—or could ever write—a book entitled … [Read More...]

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Brain Health For Caregivers

    While you are caring for someone else, it’s important to … [Read More...]

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Little Escapes From Caregiving

Well here I am again—in Paris—settling into my luxury suite—on the Left … [Read More...]

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Leap Into Spring

It is spring! The calendar for the United States tells us that even if the … [Read More...]

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Make Self-Care Part of Your Caregiving Routine

Practicing What We Preach Growing up, I can remember my basketball coach … [Read More...]

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Caregiving Issues

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16 Things To Consider Before Purchasing a Stairlift

Stairways can be a huge problem for seniors or anyone with limited … [Read More...]

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Helping Parents Sail Upwind

The following is a guest post by Margit Novack of Moving Solutions In … [Read More...]

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Back To…

It’s September, which brings out advertisements for all things related to … [Read More...]

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Be.Group Launches Great Resource for Seniors and Their Families

When you're a geriatric care manager AND a member of the boomer generation, … [Read More...]

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Eight Tips for the Working Caregiver: What the Employee Can Do

Employers can no longer ignore the fact that many of their employees are … [Read More...]

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Money & Legal Issues

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How to Help Prevent Medicare Fraud

Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people prey on unsuspecting innocents. By providing fraudulent information, many elderly are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who would … [Read More...]

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Recognizing Elderly Abuse

by Christian Wilson   When I was much younger, my father and my uncles were forced to put my grandfather into a nursing home. It wasn’t something that any of them wanted to do, but, due to … [Read More...]

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Could Your Medicare Part D Costs Be Reduced? (infographic)

It's important to sign up for Medicare Part D when you enroll yourself or your loved one in Medicare.  But it's also important to compare the various Medicare Part D plans so that you can ascertain … [Read More...]

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National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers

National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers For people with a disability, one of the most important aspects of daily life is the chance to get out of the house. … [Read More...]

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Over 65? Compelling Reasons Why You Need Medicare Part D

When my father came to live with me, I was very impressed with his knowledge or his desire for knowledge about Medicare and its corresponding offerings.  He may have had dementia, but he knew a LOT … [Read More...]

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