How To Deal With Your Parent’s Blatant Disregard For Coronavirus

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If you’re having a hard time getting your parents to listen to common sense regarding Coronavirus… You’re not alone!

It’s a tall order under normal circumstances to get these hard-headed bunch to do anything they don’t feel like doing… much less now! [Read more…]

A Most Devastating Caregiving Crisis and How To Avoid it – [Part 3]

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Alright today’s the day you’ve been waiting for…

I’m going to show you the best and fastest way to get your grubby little paws on the best LTC insurance option for you and your spouse. [Read more…]

How To Build a Caregiving Circle of Trust

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Life in general, it’s all about team-work. But much more so when it comes to caregiving. 

Time and time again, the more frustrated and stressed out family caregivers I’ve worked with have been those that are going it alone. [Read more…]

The 3 Most Critical Mistakes Family Caregivers Make and How to Avoid Them

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Struggling with daily caregiving stress?

Here are the top 3 mistakes family caregivers make that lie at the heart of the problem. [Read more…]

How To Outsmart The Number One Caregiving Danger Lurking Around The Corner

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Susan’s day started the same way it always does.

She got up earlier than usual to get a jump on the day. Got her Mom ready for the Adult Daycare Center. The bus arrives at 8:00 am sharp. [Read more…]

Necessary vs. Unnecessary Caregiving Frustrations and How To Deal With Both

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This week I got a call from a friend of mine. His Mom is in her eighties, with early onset Alzheimer’s and a slew of other clinical conditions.

It wasn’t the first time he reached out to me with the same caregiving frustration… In his own words,

“Claudio I’m so frustrated, I don’t know what else to do. My mother won’t eat, drink, and forgets to take her meds all the time!
I’m with her as much as I can. I have a lady that comes and helps with the house, and still the other day she got dizzy, fell, and almost broke her neck… had to spend a whole day in ER with her. And on top of all that, she’s starting to think I’m the enemy!”

I understand… of course I understand. [Read more…]

6 Wickedly Effective Ways of Knowing if Your Caregiver is Doing a Good Job

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Imagine you’ve spent all this time in the process of hiring and training a caregiver, only to find out weeks later that she’s not going to work out. Here’s are 6 ways
to avoid hiring caregiver-duds. [Read more…]

6 Dumb Mistakes Smart Caregivers Make When Caring For a Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

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Family caregiving is really all about energy efficiency and execution. Because of this, eliminating mistakes becomes a priority if you want to have a pleasant, stress-free experience for both you and your loved one. Avoid the following mistakes at all costs… [Read more…]

Being a Smart Patient: How To Help The People That Are Trying To Help You

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It’s hard to be a family caregiver, but it’s EVEN HARDER to be a patient. In this brief post, we’ll explore what thoughts will dominate your thinking as a patient, the challenges of accepting help, and how to thrive even when you are at your worst! [Read more…]

How To Have Your Elderly Parents Properly Cared For Without Going Broke in The Process

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Your Mother has Alzheimer’s. She needs around-the-clock supervision and help at home. Her insurance doesn’t cover it and you can’t afford a Nursing Home nor care for her full-time. What’s Your Next Move? [Read more…]

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