How To Get Free Home Care Services if You Are a Veteran and Spouse

a 2 minute read… Did you know as a Veteran or Surviving Spouse you may be eligible to receive between $1,149 and $2,120 per month of home care service benefits with zero cost to you! If there’s a group of citizens that deserve every ounce of help, respect, and care from our Government and other […]

Why it’s Totally Ok To Shamelessly Lie, Cajole, and Steal From Your Elderly Parents

…a one minute read I asked you a few posts ago to “forget logic” with a parent suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia …didn’t I? We all know that lying and stealing are generally bad things, and you are right, under normal circumstances telling lies is pretty much a bad personal policy in general. Except, there’s nothing normal […]

How To Deal With An Exceptionally Difficult Parent

…a 2 minute read Before we start let me make this point first… EMPATHY (…the rare ability some humans possess to walk in someone else’s shoes) will always, always be your most effective weapon against the negativity, toxicity, anger, and personal attacks that may come your way from an elderly parent or a loved one you’re caring for.

How To Easily Upgrade Your Home and Make it Safer as You Age

…a one minute read Let me start by saying you don’t need to hire a contractor to remodel your home in order to make it senior friendly and safe. Making your home a safer environment for a aging parent, or even for yourself is just smart thinking, and to do it the way I’m going […]

Florida Families Find Hope In The “RAISE” Family Caregivers Act

…a 1 minute read. RAISE Family Caregivers Act – Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage. Over 37 billion hours of care to loved ones were provided in 2013 by family caregivers… an estimated value of $470 billion. Here’s the thing, of those 37 billion hours of care, almost 100% were provided out of love, necessity […]

What To Do If Your Siblings Won’t Help With Parent’s Caregiving

A common scenario right?  You may be going through it right now… As with most things in caregiving, urgent communication, action, and transparency is pretty much 50% of the battle my friends. It’s important to remain cool, calm, and collected. Even if you are upset and frustrated to no end because you are the one brother […]