So, lets get back on the anger and resentment issues (in elderly care), because for me this is the challenging part to handle. My grandmother the last few days, doesn’t wanted to do anything by her self and has made our lives living hell!! She doesn’t want to get out of bed, she doesn’t wanted […]Read more "Dark Place…"
Two years ago, I herd a talk in “TEDx” by “Amy O’Rourke” which is an advocator for the elderly and their families. It really helped me, and it made some great points, that opened my eyes and heart. It also gave, great advice about elderly care. I loved it, and thought to my self, that […]Read more "Inspirational video…"
Keeping elderly loved ones engaged and happy, it is a demanding and tiring job. Here are some articles, informations and questions that you may find useful and interesting for elderly care. Enjoy!!! 🙂 First, see some questions, that you can ask your grandparents, so as to keep their mind alert… ….. Keeping Elderly Parents […]Read more "Quality of Life.."
In all the previous post, I have expressed, how demanding and agonizing it is, to care for an elderly person and especially a loved one. But I haven’t talked about how caregivers can get through a situation like this. The very needed, “Survival Kit” of caregivers!! First tip, and most important don’t lose your calm and […]Read more "Caregivers Survival Kit"
As promised in the previous post, I will discuss in detail, the schedule that my grandmother follows, so as not to be bedridden(because it is a demanding job to care for elderly family members). We try to have a steady schedule, because we believe, stability is the key for a person that suffers from dementia. Elderly care, is […]Read more "The Schedule…"
Five years ago my life changed. So at the beginning of this story, my grandmother was a vibrant and energetic woman, that took care of the entire family; her grandkids, her kids, and their spouses. She cooked, she washed, she cleaned, she drove and played cards. She was the life of the “party”. I was […]Read more "So, how did everything start?"