caregivers

SandwichINK Twitter Links 2/3/09

Twitter Resources for the Sandwich Generation including dementia care ideas, social security retirement info, Carmax and used car dealers negotiation tips…

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Declutter 101 for Caregivers

Spring is coming. Many are moving. Elderly parents are needing assistance. There is one constant in all of this. Decluttering is a necessity. It’s a ritual for spring cleaning. It makes moving much easier. And many elderly relatives are renown for their frugality, translated into “I can’t throw anything away!” It’s not easy. It’s not […]

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Moving Checklist for Caregivers

Here is a question and a checklist that is very important for all, but especially important if you are assisting an elderly parent in a move and will be leaving them alone when you are finished. Is everything available, turned on, and working? We arranged for all utilities to be turned on Wednesday and we […]

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SandwichINK Twitter Link Round Up 1/9/09

Twitter resources for the Sandwich Generation senior home care giver and grandparent including dementia care, recipes, and recipe scams.

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Sandwich Generation is hard to work hard to maintain positive relationships

Tender Loving Caregiving For Your Marriage

Sitting in a restaurant today, working on my laptop, I overhead a couple bickering at the adjoining table. It was pretty obvious they were both in bad moods and spent the whole 30 minutes they were there snapping at each other. She was trying to talk him into something he didn’t like. She started out […]

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Three Healthy Ways to Start the New Year

With the new year’s arrival, it’s time for some new and positive habits. Here are three good habits to work on jointly with your senior parents.

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Happy New Year to the Sandwich Generation

Happy New Year! It’s 2009. The headaches of 2008 are behind us. That’s a wonderful thing! Now it is a new year and there is a new problem facing us, that hits annually. It’s not big, but it is a pain, and I’ve got a good solution. The problem consists of writing the wrong year […]

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CarMax Can Save Time, Money, and Stress!

It’s nice when the Sandwich Generation can find ways to save money and time by using Carmax to buy your used cars.

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Encouragement For a Caregiver

Point of Grace has a wonderful Christmas album, Winter Wonderland , which I love. It’s been a busy week, so it has stayed in my car’s cd player as I shuttled grandkids back and forth, mom back and forth, and me back and forth everywhere. When I wasn’t listening to the grandkids’ nativity DVD, I […]

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Caregivers Talk Tech: Viruses, Backups, & Blogging

Viruses, Backups, and More – Facebook got hit with a major case of the Koobface virus and it’s not the first virus to give them grief. Apparently many users assume that because you have to log in, you are somehow protected but that is not the case. Not only that, I was listening to a […]

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