Category Archives: ADLs

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NAIPC Recommendations – Aging in Place

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In my last post, I talked about the National Aging in Place Council annual meeting and some of the findings presented there, including some excellent work from the folks at Georgia Tech. There are a number of “possible solutions” – … Continue reading

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Challenge: Aging Population + Longevity

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The National Aging in Place Council, at its 2015 Annual Meeting, spent a lot of time on a number of issues that our society, as a whole, and elders in particular are facing. The meeting report is well worth reading, … Continue reading

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Drop the Cynicism, Deal with Data!

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I know that sometimes my writing can come across as just a bit opinionated and blunt. 🙂 Guilty as charged. However, I try to make sure my writing is based on data, knowledge and research – doing my homework. I … Continue reading

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Elders, Doctors and Driving

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I recently read a depressing article on agingcare.com, entitled, “Why Doctors Don’t Like to Discuss Driving with Older Patients“. It is depressing to me and to those of us at Support For Home In-Home Care because we have seen it … Continue reading

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Nurses and (other) Caregivers


AgingCare.com recently published an article called, “What Nurses Wish Caregivers Knew“. It is the result of some interviews done with hospice and hospital nurses. While there are some nurses we have met, through our own work at Support For Home … Continue reading

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“What Working Family Caregivers Need”

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Just saw an interesting little survey done by Denise of CareGiving.com with family caregivers who also work. There are no surprises in the results, but it reinforces our own experience, at Support For Home In-Home Care. Denise asked working family … Continue reading

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And You Expected Mother Teresa?


On AgingCare.com recently, a woman posted a cry for help, titled “How to get rid of our caregiver?” I have pasted it below, with a very large dose of [sic]: Mom is 93. I live with her and the male … Continue reading