Managing the stress of caregiving can be challenging — especially when there is no one else available to share the responsibilities. Do you know a caregiver who needs a little comfort added to his or her life? You can nominate him or her (or them!) for our Care Package for the … [Read more...] about Win This Care Package for the Caregiver Award!
At Today's Transitions, we're always looking to recognize caregivers for all the time, effort and sacrifice they provide to their loved ones. In each issue of our magazine, we reward a caregiver with a great prize package:Four hours of sitter service from Right at HomeA $25 gift … [Read more...] about Recognize a great caregiver you know today!
Family caregivers understand all too well the stress of caring for an aging loved one. What better way to relieve that stress than a getaway? Kentucky residents are invited to nominate deserving family caregivers including themselves for the opportunity to win a free, … [Read more...] about Win a caregiver cruise!
Doctor visits can be hard pills to swallow for caregivers and seniors. These three tips can make it easier:Time the visit just right. Generally, midmorning between 9:30 and 10:30 is the best period for a senior to see a physician. This gives time for the caregiver to help the … [Read more...] about 3 ways to make doctor visits easier
Q: Linda, what do families need to know before admitting aging loved ones to any care setting due to Alzheimer's or related dementias, physical decline, or diseases requiring 24/7 care? – JoanLinda Hitt Kempf, RN, LNHAA: When selecting the best care, do it right the first … [Read more...] about 4 things to know before admitting your loved one to a care setting