Twitter Tuesday Updates for the Sandwich Generation: Nursing Homes, Medicare Ratings, Pacifier Recall…

SENIOR HOME CARE GIVING

I Still Do: Loving and Living With Alzheimer’s.” A new book by the wife of an Alzheimer’s patient was written by Judith Fox and featured in Richmond Magazine.

Deep brain stimulation, developed for those with Parkinson’s symptoms, eases tics in Tourette’s syndrome.  Per @ParkinsonsInfo

Alzheimer’s Association Comfort Zone is a new Web-based GPS location management service that can help multigenerational families stay active. Thanks to @Caregiving for the info!

A great article by Wisconsin Senator Mary Lazich supporting the Silver Alert bill to help find missing Alzheimer’s Disease patients!  Good news for boomers and seniors caring for elderly parents. Please call your legislators to support this bill!  Thank you @silveralertbill

Is it really Alzheimer’s or something else?

Encouragement – Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.

GRANDPARENTING

A Jar of Fun idea for grandparents and grandkids – discovered by @heartofwisdom.

@PrepSmart lets us know that CPSC Urges Parents, Grandparents & Caregivers to Stop Using “My Baby Soother Pacifiers Due to Choking Hazard.”

National Sensory Awareness Week is Oct 25-31. Joan Graves has written an interesting article about Sensory Integration Disorder also known as Sensory Integration Dysfunction (SI) and Sensory Processing Disorder.  Per @lisajcopen

A powerful article to share with your teen and young adult kids / grandkids – Nothing Casual About Sex –   Thanks to @JulieArduini for the link!

SANDWICH GENERATION:

Obama Declares H1N1 Flu / Swine Flu ‘National Emergency’ per Fox News.

Amazon Prime is GREAT for senior home care givers  and grandparents who help family and friends who have moved to a new home far away. And just in time for the holidays and sick days, they are returning to 2-day delivery for Thursday orders by delivering on Saturdays! Not only that, they are also offering a free one-month trial to check out the service!

Good analysis of the health care situation from a baby boomer generation viewpoint!

Encouragement – In peace I will both lie down and sleep, for You alone, O Lord, dost make me to dwell in safety. Ps. 4:8

P.S. If you are caring for elderly parents and need up-to-date news and assistance with real estate needs for them or you, “Call Kaye” at or check out my handy real estate mobile app. It works where ever you are and if you  need help in a different area than mine, I’ll be glad to help you find a professional real estate agent who also specializes in multigenerational, aging in place, and caregiving needs. Just CLICK HERE.  🙂

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  1. @JudithFoxPhotos You're very welcome – It sounds really interesting! It's now on my site as well 🙂 http://is.gd/4EhC9 🙂 🙂 🙂


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