Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for elderly parents, whether at home (yours or theirs), or long distance? Here you’ll find tips, resources, and more to help you on this difficult yet rewarding journey. I’ve been caring for various elderly relatives for years, including dealing with caring for elderly parents with dementia symptoms, Parkinson’s Disease, diabetes, COPD, and more. I love to research to help my beloveds and to help my readers. We’ll even talk about aging in place ideas – to make their home, or yours, safer for aging parents.

P.S. Here are two of my top recommendations for all of our elderly parents!

A simple cell phone elderly parents can actually use – including the option to dial 0 and have the operator dial the number for them! My senior mom has used the Jitterbug for years and loves it. We’ve recommended it online AND off to all!

A senior medical alert device like a pendant to wear around their neck that notifies the 24/7 operator that they need help. I especially recommend one that offers fall alerts!

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The Oscars Shines Light on Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the concerns of many multigenerational caregivers, in or out of the Sandwich Generation, is Alzheimer’s Disease. The Movie, Still Alice…

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Protect Your Mobile Phone From Accidental 911 Calls

Tips to protect you and your mobile phone from accidentally calling 911.

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Caring for Elderly Parents? Think Outside The Box When Senior Gardening Isn’t An Option

Thinking outside the box often pays off whether you are caring for elderly parents, buying or selling a house, working on flower arrangements…

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Walking Can Be Sweet Encouragement to Our Senior Parents

Encouraging and comforting Bible verses help all of us boomers and seniors to keep walking close in the Lord and in His Word.

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Holiday Tips and Blog Parties for the Sandwich Generation

Looking for ways to destress the holidays a bit to make caregiving a bit simpler? And have fun with the grandkids? Join SandwichINK…

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Keeping Our Eyes Fixed On God Enables Us To Keep On Going in the Midst of Trials During the Holidays

Happy Holidays aren’t always happy-especially when elderly parents are having health issues…

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Who Knew A Short Sweater Could Solve a Big Problem

Do you ever have a sensation of feeling cold on your back. My senior mom does! Here’s one thing we found to help her.

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Some of the Many Joys of Gardening Activities for All Ages – Seniors to Grandkids

Is there a good reason to encourage our senior parents, grandkids, and us in gardening activities? Absolutely-here’s a bunch, come add more.

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iPads TV Fun and IOS 7 Update NOT-So-Fun – News and Info for Our Senior Parents

My senior mom loves her iPad-including watching TV shows thanks to Amazon Prime Discount Membership. I’m concerned about the IOS7 upgrade!

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Apricot Flowers, iPads, and Androids – Senior Citizen Fun in Our Sandwich Generation Family

Helping senior parents learn an Android cell phone or tablet? Looking for helpful tutorials? I found some good ones for a beloved senior…

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