Category «Caring for Aging Parents»

SandwichINK is Also at eHow.com

Writers love to write and I am no exception. I’ve decided to expand my writing universe and include writing for other sites as well as this blog. My first adventure has been to start writing for eHow.com. eHow is an interesting site where people explain how to do a wide variety of things. If you …

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, …

Short and Sweet

Because I did two articles yesterday AND I want to make sure everyone gets the info in both parts, I’m doing an ultra-short post today to say, be sure to read yesterday’s post – both halves. They both have valuable information for you 🙂 Have a great Saturday!

Caregivers Take Note – Microsoft Issues Worm Alert

Microsoft did something yesterday that they rarely do. They issued an update on a day different than their norm because it is required to fix an up-til-now unknown problem. This problem would allow not-nice people to complicate your life mighily with a nasty worm. As caregivers, our hands are already plenty full. We certainly don’t …

Sheets – Read All About Them

Amazon. In case you haven’t guessed, it’s one of my favorite places to purchase books. The prices are great I almost always get books for 30% or more off the normal price.The service is excellent. I’ve only seen them make two mistakes in all the years I’ve bought from them. And I buy a lot …

Windows Live Writer Test – Even Caregivers Like to Experiment.

I’ve been typing my posts into Word 2007 since it is supposed to be blog friendly. But I’ve noticed the formatting isn’t as neat as I would like. I love to learn and it works well around caregiving. I can carry books and notebooks with me everywhere to study in those scraps of time here …

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 …

JOTT is great for caregivers, grandparents, all of us!

NOTE: The Jott service has been discontinued. Instead, I either call myself and leave a voicemail OR I use my iPhone app, AudioMemos. 🙂 There is a wonderful service out there to help all of us who don’t have perfect memories! That is DEFNITELY me! It is called Jott. It offers quite a bit, but …

Virus Alert

Life is too busy for the Sandwich Generation to have to deal with computer problems. I wanted to let you know there is a nasty computer virus that’s lurking out there. Rather than getting caught and having to work on it with your antivirus protection software, we’re a lot better off preventing the problem in the …