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Signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections in the elderly, and what caregivers should know about managing UTI's.

Urinary tract infections in the elderly can be serious, and can mimic dementia. Here is what caregivers need to know about the elderly and UTI's.

Does it ever seem like, in your elderly parent's eyes, you can't do anything right? Why do seniors complain about everything you do? Here is why seniors feel the need to complain and how to handle it.

How to Cope with a Senior’s Complaining and Negativity

How can family caregivers potentially get paid to care for a loved one until there’s an official national plan in place? Here are several options worth exploring:

Getting Paid for Family Caregiving

How can family caregivers potentially get paid to care for a loved one until there’s an official national plan in place? Here are several options worth exploring:

Some things simply shouldn't be said.       11 Things You Should Never Say To a Caregiver.

11 Things You Should Never Say To a Caregiver

Caregiving coach Cindy Laverty shares 11 things you shouldn't say to someone who is a caregiver.

6 things no one told us about being a caregiver.  An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent....and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things could've been done differently to make the process a little easier.

6 Things No One Told Us About Being a Caregiver

6 things no one told us about being a caregiver. An honest look at the challenges of caring for an elderly parent.and, with the benefit of hindsight, what things could've been done differently to make the process a little easier.

Working With Your Siblings When Caring for Mom and Dad: Advice and Wisdom for navigating family dynamics when caregiving for an aging parent.

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This graphic displays many of the existing options. I think for many families often one of the more challenging aspects of aging relatives. Is starting the dialogue with loved ones before there is an issue or problem./// Understanding Elder Care Graphic- Positves & Negatives of Care Options

This graphic displays many of the existing options/// Understanding Elder Care Graphic- Positves & Negatives of Care Options

Make sure you don't become dehydrated!

Prevent Dehydration in older adults- my mother got so dehydrated she began having falls. She was sleeping too long w/o drinking. (bold blue is reliable, giving the caregiver a more trustworthy appearance)

The Caregiver Experience:

The Caregiver Experience:

Six Tips for Caregivers to Stay Well and Avoid Burnout | Or, A Month in the Life of This Caregiver | Creating Daily Joys

My Top 6 Tips for Caregivers to Stay Well & Avoid Burnout under Stressful Conditions - Or, a Month in the Life of This Caregiver

Caregiver's Checklists for Outings and Doctor Visits | Creating Daily Joys

Just as new parents need a reminder checklist for the diaper bag, caregivers need checklists for outings and doctor visits.

Garden Therapy for Seniors and Caregivers | Creating Daily Joys

making this one small change in use of space has become a source of garden therapy and joy for all of us.

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