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A Power Of Attorney Is a Vital Part of Eldercare

Adaptive Clothing & Footwear by Silvert’s Power of Attorney. Doesn’t that sound powerful? You watch TV, someone produces one of those, and they have total power with no problems. Now try that in the real world. You’ll probably find it’s not quite that easy. Don’t get me wrong. It’s vital to have one. I highly …

SandwichINK Presents – Boomers & Seniors: News You Can Use, April 7, 2009

Adaptive Clothing & Footwear by Silvert’s Welcome to the April 7, 2009 edition of Boomers and Seniors – News You Can Use! We have some interesting articles in store for you. Among other things, you will find information and encouragement on subjects such as dealing with Caregiving for Aged Parents, Having Fun With Grandkids, Alzheimer’s …

Medications Can Sometimes Cause Dementia in Elderly Parents

One of my dear friends started developing severe memory loss when she turned 85. In the course of that, she also became severely ill and had to go to the hospital. After three days in the hospital, she wasn’t just forgetting things. She had developed full dementia. She didn’t recognize me at all, even though …

Boomers And Seniors Blog Carnival – March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s a perfect day for us to head for a carnival. What’s that? Is it raining or snowing where you live? No worries. Our carnival is right here on the internet. At the carnival you’ll find all sorts of information specific to Baby Boomers and Senior Citizens. You’ll find things to …

Caregivers: You Don’t Have to Be Everywhere To Be Able to Help

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of flexibility for all of us in the Sandwich Generation, along with the importance of asking. Asking for help, asking for options, asking for whatever it is that is necessary in our current situation. While that is indeed vital, there are times when there is no one to ask. …

This Baby Boomer Remembers

Ask your aging parents what their memories are about World War II. Be sure to pass those memories on to your grandchildren. And enjoy Corrie Ten Boom’s books…

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, …

The Sandwich Generation Knows Their Movies

Do you have an elderly parent who wants to know how a movie ended because he fell asleep in the middle. Have you ever watched a movie and wondered, Isn’t there a place I can find out where I have seen that actress before? Do you want to find a way to check on whether …