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SandwichINK Tuesday Twitter Updates for Caregivers, Grandparents… 4/28/09

Swine Flu Updates for Caregivers: It’s going to be very important for caregivers to monitor the Swine Flu situation. WHO (World Health Organization) raised the pandemic flu alert level to 4 . Grandkids and Grandparents: For all those who are helping with homeschooled grandkids, you’ll find this quite interesting – 10 Homeschooled Celebrities . Here’s …

SandwichINK’s Microblog Monday from Twitter – 4/13/09

Hello to all of you in the Sandwich Generation. It’s time, again, to check out the resources I discovered for you this week at Twitter. Some are dealing with caregiving, some with grandparenting, some with tech info, and some are just plain random. For instance, did you know Marinara simply means ‘sailors style?’ Spanish sailors …

Medications Can Sometimes Cause Dementia in Elderly Parents

One of my dear friends started developing severe memory loss when she turned 85. In the course of that, she also became severely ill and had to go to the hospital. After three days in the hospital, she wasn’t just forgetting things. She had developed full dementia. She didn’t recognize me at all, even though …

Boomers And Seniors Blog Carnival – March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s a perfect day for us to head for a carnival. What’s that? Is it raining or snowing where you live? No worries. Our carnival is right here on the internet. At the carnival you’ll find all sorts of information specific to Baby Boomers and Senior Citizens. You’ll find things to …

Sandwich Generation Resources Via Twitter 3/7/09

I’m starting today’s resource list with an important reminder. When you set your clocks forward tonight, don’t forget to change the batteries in your smoke and fire detectors. While you’re at it, make sure you go change them in your elderly parent’s detectors as well, or give them a buzz to remind them to do …

No Nonsense Guide to Caring for the Seriously Ill

Research is something I love and do well at. I inherited that love for learning from my mom and have passed it on to all my daughters. Now it comes back as a blessing to me even more, when they discover something useful to share with me, just as my mom and I have done …