Monthly Archives: July 2017

Medical Alert Devices

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Medical Alert devices are electronic gadgets worn on your body to alert your family, friends and doctor in case of a medical emergency. They are normally meant for senior citizens, but they are equally crucial for all those who suffer from serious and debilitating diseases like cardiovascular conditions, asthma, allergies, neurological problems, epilepsy, fainting, blindness and numerous other medical conditions. Medical Alert devices come in many shapes and designs. They may be in the form of buttons, […]

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Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies

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Expert advice on planning for your own or a relative’s future care needs As we live longer and healthier lives, planning for the long term has never been more important. Planning gives you more control, but it’s not easy to find accurate information and answers to your questions. That’s where AARP’s Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies comes in. This comprehensive guide gives you questions to ask yourself and others about how best to achieve your goals, […]

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Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care: Don’t Let the System Bankrupt You and Your Loved Ones

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Have you ever considered the advantages of creating a living trust? Avoiding probate through the use of living trusts is a well-known solution, but author Evan H. Farr takes this issue one step further. In Protecting Your Assets from Probate and Long-Term Care, Farr explains the need to consider both probate and the expenses of long-term care when you create a living trust. A revocable living trust, the main tool used for protecting your assets from probate, […]

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Final Years: Stories of Parent Care, Loss and Lives Changed

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Finalist 2014 RELATIONSHIPS category Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist 2014 PARENTING/FAMILY cat. Next Generation Indie Book Awards Helping parents’ transition through aging, decline and death changes many adult childrens’ lives forever. It shakes their very foundation. Caregivers often feel alone and don’t know where to turn for support. Many tears are cried as difficult choices are made. In this book ten people share their journeys of tough roads of decision-making, family dynamics, grief, and healing. The author […]

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Choosing A Senior Citizens’ Residence Or Nursing Home In Barbados

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When choosing an elderly care facility, it is important to know the difference between a nursing home and a senior citizens’ residence. Barbados nursing homes usually provide short or long term nursing care in private or semi-private rooms, including, meals, activities, and personal care. Barbados nursing homes must have a registered nurse on duty at all times. Barbados Senior citizen residences provide short or long term nursing care (assisted living) in private or semi-private rooms, including, meals, […]

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Smart Caregiver Low Cost, Easy to Use, All-In-One Motion Sensor and Alarm

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This all-in-one, compact, low cost, motion sensor and alarm allows caregiver to easily be alerted when sensor detects motion. This system is easy to use and set up. This wireless system alerts caregiver when patient vacates a bed, chair or the caregivers designated area. This motion sensor has adjustable tones and can be turned into “OFF” mode. The built-in swivel bracket helps to eliminate false alarms and accurately monitors the patient. Requires 1-9v battery. (not included).Simple set […]

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Coping with Your Difficult Older Parent: A Guide For Stressed Out Children

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Do You Have An Aging Parent Who — Blames you for everything that goes wrong? Cannot tolerate being alone, wants you all the time? Is obsessed with health problems, real, or imagined? Make unreasonable and/or irrational demands of you? Is hostile, negative and critical? Coping with these traits in parents is an endless high-stress battle for their children. Though there’s no medical defination for “difficult” parents, you know when you have one. While it’s rare for adults […]

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: A Mindfulness-Based Guide for Reducing Stress and Making the Best of Your Journey Together

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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia is a unique and compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help you meet your own needs and lower stress levels while caring for your loved one.If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, you know firsthand the challenge of providing care while maintaining your own well-being. Caring for a Loved One with Dementia offers a compassionate and effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) guide […]

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