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Karen OwenLee The Senior Expert

Caring for Your Aging Parent-Aging


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Are you worried about caring for your aging parent? Aging is different for everyone.

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Your mother fell and sprained wrist when she tripped over a throw rug in the house. Her physician gave you a Physicians Order to start Physicial Therapy. He gave a few companies to call, but what will they do? Most Physical Therapists... more

New: Urgent Care At Your Door The newest service in health care service is called Dispatch Care instead of calling 911to sit in the ER for hours or packing up and heading to Urgent Care to sit and wait in the cold waiting room for... more

I lost my father a week ago and my wonderful uncle two months ago. To put it bluntly I feel raw, and yet happy, yes happy. They both were suffering, and they went in peace without pain. Now what do I do? Everyone reacts... more

Investigating the Assisted Living Communities or Group Homes for your senior maybe a daunting task for the family. The twelve questions shared in this segment of Adult Children with Aging Parents will start you on the right path.... more

When the time comes that an elder needs a higher level of care than can be safely provided at home, you are faced with choosing an optimal assisted living or memory care community or home. Yes, a variety of sizes are available you can... more

The cost of Assisted Living and Memory Care can be outrageous through the eyes of adult children, family members and seniors. Did you know that part of the cost might be a tax write off? Have you considered renting a semi-private room... more

Many seniors have various doctors prescribing medications and there is no one cross-referencing regarding the drugs, doses and interaction. Especially if different pharmacies are being utilized at one time. Now, there is innovative service... more

It is time to move your aging parent from their home to a higher level of care and they are refusing. You as the caregiver are feeling guilt, shame and confusion. Elder care outside the home maybe assisted living, independent living... more

Aging parents may be more controlling, meddling, jealously, demanding, fault, aggressiveness, or plays the victim when you just want to give them a comfortable and safe quality of life. Their behaviors stem from a variety of changes in their... more

The VA Administration offers a housing option that very few veterans have heard of, the Medical Foster Homes. Judy Chandler, VA Coordinator of the Medical Foster Home Program will discuss this alternative to long-term care placement... more
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