senior citizens

Medication Organization

As Sandwich Generation caregivers we are often required to dispense medications. Whether it’s to sick grandkids, elderly relatives, special needs patients of any age, or a combination of these patients, it can be a bit confusing at times, remembering who gets what when. I’ve found a few little memory tricks and tips to help me […]

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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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SandwichINK Links to End the Year

SandwichINK Last Updated 2017  Grandparents, it’s good to be reminded of the importance of our heritage that we are passing on to our grandchildren!  The Most High God…how mighty His Wonders. His Kingdom is an eternal Kingdom.His dominion endures from generation to generation. Feel like a nap? Here’s the perfect article for you. A new […]

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Caregivers: Carol Marak

I’m very pleased to introduce my first guest blogger for SandwichINK. Carol Marak: A recent study by the Pew Internet American Life Project shows that 22% of Americans 65 and older used the Internet in 2004. The number increased again in 2006 to 34%. Seniors are researching topics like health or medical information – 66%; […]

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Twitter Updates for 2008-12-09

The words of the Lord are pure words; as silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.You, O Lord, will keep them. Ps.12:6-7a Great article on decorating for the holidays for seniors with Alzheimer’s and/or in care homes. Great Music for Caregivers, Elderly parents, and more –  Old time jazz music.

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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 […]

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Four Lists for Elderly Relatives

Elderly relatives often get their dates, contact information, medical insurance numbers, and other important bits of information mixed up. A simple way to help them is to take all that information and type it up in your computer. You will have it saved for an easy reference for you and a fast reprint for them […]

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Picasa for Photos

There are lots of great and free ways to store your photos. I keep mine on my computer using Google’s Picasa. http://picasa.google.com/ I have found it very easy to use. You can also upload your pictures online where you will find 1 GB available. That’s enough to store thousands of pictures of those darling grandchildren, […]

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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 […]

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Medicare Cares for Caregivers

Medicare just launched a new page on their site specifically for caregivers. There you can find help with billing, guides on how to navigate Medicare, information and options regarding care facilities, caregiver support information, first person stories about caregivers, and more. In the bottom left corner you will find a comprehensive guide for caregivers about […]

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