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Even though much of the internet has slowed down due to Christmas festivities, Twitter stayed busy providing excellent resources for Sandwich Generation senior home care givers and grandparents. Here's a sampling:
SENIOR HOME CARE GIVERS
Prepare for the New Year: Learn about more advance directives and 'Do Not Resuscitate' orders.
Health tips for aging adults.
Elderly couple meets in retirement home, falls in love, and marries on Christmas Eve. Via LarisaBelliveau
Alzheimer's Disease May Stave Off Cancer and/or Vice Versa. People who had cancer seem to be less likely to get Alzheimer's DIsease. Via @caregiverforum
It is definitely vital to keep a list of medications for aging parents or yourself in your wallet! How medication mistakes happen in the hospital. @ElderCareRN (via @caregiving)
Alzheimer's Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday. via @Mike_Gamble
10 Signs an Aging Relative May Need More Help. via @caregiving
New Year's Resolution suggestion: Do Your Own Will free online.
Sprittibee has a great list of resources for homeschooling programs.
Piggy Paint Nail Polish: The Safe Nail Polish for Your Grandchildren including a fun giveaway.
WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT
God is true.
"I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world." – Mother Teresa Via @CarePathways
I know it's after Christmas, but these gifts are great all year long! 🙂 Christmas gifts: To your enemy, forgiveness. To a friend, your heart. To a child, a good example. @BillHurlbut
The Best Photoshop Resources of 2009 – Design Reviver. via @andysowards
LED traffic lights aren't melting snow, leading to accidents! Be extra careful in the snow if your city uses them and be sure to warn your aging parents, as well.