Care Giving Blog

Facing Fears of Uncertainty - Part 2

15 days – they usually fly by, but not when you’re waiting to get test results. My husband had thyroid surgery and weJan and her husband were told we should have the results in a couple of days.  Why was it taking so long? Every time the phone rang we couldn’t help but wonder if it was going to be “the call” we were waiting for. Just over two weeks later, we finally received the results…

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How to Create an Alzheimer’s Wandering Kit

seniorwanderingWhen a Michigan senior loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, the entire family is impacted. Managing a loved one’s dementia at home can be an around the clock challenge.

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Growing Healthier Seniors: Advice for Older Gardeners

senior gardeningThe physical exercise of pulling weeds, watering containers, and digging in the dirt can improve and maintain joint health. It does more than that, too. 

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3 Mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems

mobiledevicemangmtIf you care for a Michigan senior at home who is living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, safety is probably a top concern, especially if they have a history of wandering away from home.

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7 Tips for Making a Road Trip with Kids This Summer

famly-traveling-on-vacationFor many Michigan families, summertime means a road trip time! Whether you're traveling across Michigan or across the country, getting there really can be fun if you plan wisely. 

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5 Summer Safety Tips for Michigan Seniors

seniors in the sunEnjoying an afternoon of summer fun at one of Michigan’s parks or lakes is something many seniors and their families look forward to all winter long. But for older adults summer presents different risks, including hyperthermia.

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