The hand reflexology chart has proven to be very handy to me recently. Some years ago I took a class in hand reflex points and basic hand massage, as well as foot reflexology. It was very effective for using on both myself and my kids. Then recently when the local visiting nurse came to her…Continue reading

There are many public benefits available for elderly assistance at both the national and state levels, and often local. Many of these will provide temporary financial help. You will be familiar with some, but you may not be aware of how many more programs could be available at your state and local level. Local organizations…Continue reading

Elderly problems can involve a sudden need for elder caregivers or other help …Either from an outside source such as a senior home care service, or assisted living facilities. Or perhaps you. Are you ready? But how do you really know if there’s a real problem. Or if it’s just normal aging? Our loved ones…Continue reading

When I started taking care of Dad (he was 93 1/2) I was aware that falls in elderly are the main reason for accidents for those age 65 and over. And it became my primary concern when he moved in with me. Especially since he was almost deaf and blind with macular generation. Dad was…Continue reading

Care for elderly in home takes a lot of planning. Whatever way it happens, it may involve big changes in life style, and it’s best to plan for in advance, if possible. Care may take place in their own home (perhaps with home healthcare services too), or your elderly loved one may be moving in…Continue reading