How does a raised toilet seat help ?

How does a raised toilet seat help ? Before I became a caregiver to my two parents I never really gave much thought to how difficult  even the simplest activities, such as sitting down and getting up, can become as we get older. To help with mobility problems there...

100+ senior safety tips for Summer

100+ senior safety tips for Summer Just like winter, summer comes with a number of fresh challenges, and worries, with regard to our elderly parents. I have put together tips I have used for over 10 years caring for my parents, for helping you identify different areas...

100+ Senior safety tips for Winter

100+ Senior safety tips for Winter If you, like me, have a tendency to worry about how your elderly parents are doing, and about their safety, winter is probably when you worry the most. Here’s my list of – 100+ senior safety tips for winter what to...

100+ Senior safety tips for Spring

100+ Senior safety tips for Spring With spring comes a flurry of activity in the yards and homes around us, as we all enthusiastically set about the task of maintaining our gardens, houses and apartments. You, though, may not be too enthusiastic if you are worrying...

Does Medicare cover crutches ?

Does Medicare cover crutches ? As a caregiver for your loved one, like myself, or as the organizer of their care in the home, you’ll be sorting out all the equipment your loved one needs,  and finding out how in the world they will pay for it all. Does Medicare...