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  • Carenote for Safer at Home

    Please share your thoughts, tips and comments for coping with caregiving while we all stay safer at home Read more

    Mar 23, 2020

  • Carenote from Chris

    Is it recommended to wear a mask while caring for my loved one? Should I limit access by home health workers? Read more

    Mar 16, 2020

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  • Carenote from Kelly

    I am thinking about buying an in-home monitoring system for my mother but I am thoroughly confused about the best options. Read more

    Mar 9, 2020

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  • Carenote from Liz

    I am getting frustrated with my husband he has me getting up and down and all he does is lay there  and doesn't even try to move. Read more

    Mar 2, 2020

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  • Carenote from Christy

    My friend had bladder surgery 5 days ago with chemotherapy. How long does the chemo remain in body? What safety precautions should be taken? Read more

    Feb 25, 2020

  • Carenote from K.

    My mom is 93 years old, has macular degeneration, and lives in Southern California with my sister who cares for her. Mom recently developed pneumonia and was hospitalized. Read more

    Feb 17, 2020

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  • Carenote from Leticia

    My husband takes medication for depression, doctors are really dismissing him and don't really want to help, I am getting so frustrated, he wants to die because of his pain... Read more

    Feb 10, 2020

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  • Carenote from KM

    My challenge is that mom cannot understand how to properly lie down and position herself in bed. She cannot follow verbal instructions so I'm having to increasingly lift/push etc. Read more

    Feb 4, 2020

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  • Carenote from Don

    Please help. My wife is going through her last stages of life now that stage 4 breast cancer that spread has taken over. Read more

    Jan 27, 2020

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  • Carenote from Matt

    Helping Mom in and out of bed is getting hard. I'm not sure what to do anymore. Any tips for how we can help her and make it easier and more safe for all of us? Read more

    Jan 20, 2020

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  • Carenote from Lynda

    My mother is 89 years old and lives in a senior living apartment complex. She takes care of herself, drives, cooks and takes care of her own finances. I am an only child age 64, married  for 33 years with no children. Read more

    Jan 13, 2020

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  • Carenote from Mary

    Hi I was wondering my husband goes to the doctor 01/08/20 to see if he has Lewy bodies Dementia. This week when he wakes up he does not know me, he remembers me in the past looking at pics and as the day goes on he starts to remember me. Read more

    Jan 6, 2020

  • Carenote from Denise

    From Denise: I'm trying to find a solution to wash my client's hair. She can no longer get out of her wheelchair and so she can't get in the shower. Is there a gadget someone knows of to help out? Read more

    Dec 17, 2019

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  • Carenote from Linda

    Do you travel with someone with MCI? How to you plan for the event that you have a medical emergency while traveling with this person? Read more

    Dec 9, 2019

  • Carenote from Tony

    Now that both of my spouses have died following my 15 years of caregiving, I am feeling depressed and lonely and actually missing my caregiving responsibilities. Read more

    Dec 3, 2019

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  • Carenote from Tammy

    I'm a disabled vet and have to rely on someone to provide transportation to my medical appointments and to ensure I'm on time and at the correct location. They also assist me with meals. Read more

    Nov 11, 2019

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  • Carenote from Sherrie

    I am looking for something that will send off an alarm signal after setting my mom in a wheelchair when she tries to get back out of the wheelchair so I can keep track of her and she doesn't fall. If anyone can help me I'd appreciate it very much. Read more

    Nov 4, 2019

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  • Carenote from TJ

    I am my wife's 24/7 care partner.  She was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at age 36 - almost 30 years ago.  I am looking for a psychologist/psychiatrist to talk with but someone who understands caregiving and chronic diseases. Read more

    Oct 28, 2019

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  • Carenote from Blair

    Can you direct me and/or suggest some information regarding the caregiver being the victim of physical assaults? All searches seem to lead me to elderly abuse, rather than the elderly person being the violent party. Read more

    Oct 21, 2019

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  • Carenote from Cheryl

    Is it ok to restrict my father from excessive Tobacco use ?  He wants to smoke and won’t hear any reason and keeps smoking more and more. Read more

    Oct 14, 2019