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Digital Photo Frame Alert for Caregivers

The best laid plans of mice, men, and caregivers! If you gave a digital photo frame as a gift to an elderly parent, a grandchild, or others recently, be aware. At least one model by Samsung was inadvertently released with a nasty worm. I couldn’t find any information about it on the Samsung site itself, …

Help for the Caregiver: All In One

Do you find yourself running non-stop, never having enough time for all your responsibilities like caregiving, grandchild-sitting, errands, bills, etc.? Do those never-ending duties include having to stop at an office store to make copies, send faxes, etc. I know I have to do that a lot. If it’s not copies of medical records and …

SandwichINK Twitter Links 2/2/09

Twitter is turning out to be a great resource of information . Over the next couple of days, I’ll be bringing you more links and tips of interest to all of us Sandwich Generation caregivers of elderly parents as well as grandparents, from the last couple of weeks. If you’d like to start on Twitter …

Declutter 101 for Caregivers

Spring is coming. Many are moving. Elderly parents are needing assistance. There is one constant in all of this. Decluttering is a necessity. It’s a ritual for spring cleaning. It makes moving much easier. And many elderly relatives are renown for their frugality, translated into “I can’t throw anything away!” It’s not easy. It’s not …

Moving Checklist for Caregivers

Here is a question and a checklist that is very important for all, but especially important if you are assisting an elderly parent in a move and will be leaving them alone when you are finished. Is everything available, turned on, and working? We arranged for all utilities to be turned on Wednesday and we …