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My brother is paying a senior home aide and his friends $22,000 per month of my parents' money

I need a reality check about costs. I also wonder if there's any help. I feel like the only sane one. My parents are in their eights, and definitely in cognitive decline, but not in need of actual nurse or doctor care.  The men my brother hired microwave... more


18 Quick and Easy Meals for Seniors

Poached eggs, salmon wraps, southwest chicken salad and more. If you're concerned you or the senior in your life isn't getting enough nutrition, there may be a number of reasons, such as grocery shopping or cooking are too difficult, or meals just aren't as fun to eat... more


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How much does companion care usually cost?

I'd like to hire a caregiver for my mother, but she doesn't need an in-home nurse or any medical care. How much would it cost to hire someone just to help her go on errands, take her to her piano lessons and keep her company during the week?


10 Things Grandchildren Can Learn From Their Grandparents

Grandparents are full of wisdom to share with younger generations -- here are ideas for things to talk about. The relationship between a grandchild and grandparent is a very special one. While grandparents act as an authority figure and provide unconditional love, they also get to spoil their grandkids in a... more


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How do you decide when someone with Alzheimer's should go into assisted living?

My mother has Alzheimer's and I'd like to keep her at home for as long as possible as It gets worse, how can I determine when she needs to go into an assisted living home?


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Why do some manyPCAs set up interviews and not bother to show up or even call to cancel?

 


How to Get a Handicapped Parking Permit

The first steps are taking a trip to your doctor and local DMV. If you have difficult walking, or you use a cane, wheelchair, walker or other device to get around, then you're probably eligible for a handicapped parking sticker. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get a... more


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What questions to ask when hiring senior care giver?

Tips for hiring senior care giver