The VA Hospital in Louisville offers a wide array of resources for those caring for a veteran. Go to Louisville.va.gov to find out about the Peer Support for Caregivers program, the Caregiver Support program, or just to browse the numerous resources available.What else you can … [Read more...] about Do you know about these local resources for veterans?
Need some caregiver inspiration? Don’t miss this event where you can hear author Allan Ament share his personal journal about learning to float as a caregiver and lessons learned along the way.When his wife suffered a debilitating stroke, Allan began a transformation from … [Read more...] about Don’t miss this inspiring caregiver event!
Kayla Cook, RN, owner and director of Caring Excellence Personalized Home Care Services, shares a practical idea for bathing your loved one.“The elderly don’t need a complete bath or shower every day. Their skin is fragile and is often dry,” she says. “An easy way to stay fresh … [Read more...] about Caregivers: Try this five-minute idea for bathing your loved one
People between the ages of 50 and 70 often find themselves assuming the role of caretaker between their own children, grandchildren, and their aging parents. These baby boomers have become health care decision makers for their parents, and sudden life-threatening events can … [Read more...] about 6 tips on making care decisions for your loved one
Elizabeth Cook, community outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana, shares this advice for those who are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s.“When the person you are caring for still looks like your mom or still looks like your … [Read more...] about Keep this in mind if you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s