Tag «caregivers»

Smiles

Today was one of those up and down days. Lots of smiles and laughter. Bits and pieces of sadness and tears. I prayed and prayed for wisdom and God sent me smiles. And now I am sharing those smiles with you. http://haha.nu/creative/creative-photos-by-chema-madoz These are photographs taken by Chema Madoz, a talented photographer with an interesting …

Medicare Cares for Caregivers

Medicare just launched a new page on their site specifically for caregivers. There you can find help with billing, guides on how to navigate Medicare, information and options regarding care facilities, caregiver support information, first person stories about caregivers, and more. In the bottom left corner you will find a comprehensive guide for caregivers about …

Disaster Preparation

I’ve lived in earthquake country. I’ve lived in hurricane country. I’ve even visited in tornado country. I’ve learned that there are wonderful little booklets with all sorts of valuable information for each of these types of disasters. Problem is, I always seem to bring them home from the store, get interrupted, and promptly misplace them. …

Merck for Caregivers

Merck is very well known for their medical manuals. I have two fat paperbacks by them in my bookcase. They are wonderful when we have a mystery ailment that needs “diagnosing.” One is “The Merck Manual of Medical Information” which covers pretty much every symptom I’ve ever come across. The other is “The Merck Manual …