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Once again, Twitter has some excellent links specifically of interest for senior home care givers and grandparents, as well as general info for all of us in the Sandwich Generation.
SENIOR HOME CARE:
Caregiver tips for easy outings with senior parents.
According to the U.S. News and World Reports, “Dementia is increasing among the ‘Oldest Old.’ A new study finds that those over 90 have the highest rate.”
Here’s a good reminder to cherish our moments with our aging parents.
The Forgetting – Portrait of Alzheimer’s – A PBS special scheduled for Sunday, August 3, 2008, at 9 pm ET on most PBS stations. Check your local listings to verify date and time.
10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Senior Home Care Provider
GRANDMA AND GRANDPA:
Insurance tips for your kids or grandkids who are learning to drive.
Any grand-twins in your family? TwinHappy is a website dedicated to all things twin. As you may remember, I enjoyed participating in their May Twin Blog Carnival with Grand Summer Fun for Grandma & Grandkids. I even won her book, Two Snowflakes, which is a fun read for you and the grandkids, whether twins or not. Now TwinHappy has a new blog carnival, TwinStock, coming up in August. Keep watching for more details.
Here’s a Cartoon Channel and Crayola road trip and giveaway that you and your grandkids might enjoy.
Experts are always telling those of us in the Baby Boomer Generation to eat more fruit and vegetables. Here are some deliciously exotic specimens to spice up your diet. You have got to see these pictures! 🙂
Is a slow computer making you late for caregiving appointments? Here are 99 ways to make your computer blazingly fast.
An interesting article for all of us in the Baby Boomer Generation who are working to lower cholesterol.
Encouragement – The joy of the Lord is your strength.
The Public Library of Law looks like an excellent resource for the wide variety of Sandwich Generation needs!
Finally, for all of you having fun doing your cooking in the great outdoors, with grandkids and senior parents keeping you company, here’s Cooking Chicken Outdoors: How to Smoke a Chicken.