5 Must Have Cleaning Products to Spare Your Joints I have vivid memories of my mom moving all the furniture out of a room, wiping down every surface, cleaning out every drawer, then putting everything back in it's place all on a Sunday afternoon. As someone who shares a similar preference of a clean home, I too have this need to keep things orderly.
Loved One Losing their Sight? While caring for my mom, she eventually lost her sight due to diabetes. Through it all, she was always so strong and amazed me every day. As a family, we tried to find ways to help her. I remember her telling me she couldn't see to get toothpaste on the toothbrush anymore. Her despair over a fear of
4 Ways to Celebrate a Deceased Loved One's Birthday Today is my Gram's birthday, and although it's been many years the loss never really gets any easier. My Gram was a huge part of my life growing up and was there for me when we lost my mom. Every year to celebrate her my family and I get together and laugh over stories
Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia Alzheimer's and other dementias are excruciatingly tricky for everyone. When it comes to communicating with someone living with dementia or Alzheimer’s, the most important thing to remember is to meet them where they are. My dad suffered from dementia, and I remember staff in the memory care unit he was staying in trying to tell
3 Approaches for Calming Someone with Dementia Alzheimer's and other dementias are difficult to give general advice on because a lot depends on the type of dementia and the stage of the disease. But one thing I have found that helps me across the board is, you need to put yourself their shoes. Doing so can be difficult, but if someone living
Packing a Hospital Bag When my mom was sick we found ourselves in and out of the hospital more times than one could count. After a number of times I found having a bag ready to go certainly saved time, which could ultimately save a life. Today we're going to be going over some recommendations for things you may want to consider