Tag «senior citizens»

I Know Who Holds The Future

As I write this, CNN, Fox News, Drudge Report and other news sites are reporting that Wall Street is doing awful, more banks are expected to fail, and the economy worldwide is in a world of hurt! Dealing with senior citizens who often live off investments means that all this can impact us in a …

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 …

Eldercare, Doctors, and You

Schedules are crammed for the Sandwich Generation but it’s vital for caregivers to go to doctor, and other appointments with our aging parents.

Spoilers

Movie spoilers are great for caregivers and grandparents. God loves spoilers too. When fear takes over, we can go the the ultimate spoiler resource – the Bible.

Computer Books for Seniors

Computer and smart phone books for seniors

Men and women 65 years and older make up just over 12 percent of the US population*. Of those, only about 30% go online**. There are lots of reasons for that, I’m sure, including health issues. But I know from personal experience that fear stops many from giving it a whirl. Even if someone helps …

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. …