Tag «elderly parents»

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 …

Let’s Stamp This Thoughtful for Your Elderly Relative

“Oh Honey, don’t buy me anything. I don’t have anyplace to put it,” said my grandma whenever I asked how I could help her. I knew her budget was tight and wanted to help, but I could never get her to tell me anything she could really use. I finally came up with a cute …

I Know Who Holds The Future

As I write this, CNN, Fox News, Drudge Report and other news sites are reporting that Wall Street is doing awful, more banks are expected to fail, and the economy worldwide is in a world of hurt! Dealing with senior citizens who often live off investments means that all this can impact us in a …

The Lord God is my Strength

Though the fig tree should not blossom And there be no fruit on the vines, Though the yield of the olive should fail And the fields produce no food, Though the flock should be cut off from the fold And there be no cattle in the stalls, Yet I will exult in the LORD, I …