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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

  • 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

  • Carenote from Chris

    I been taking care of my mother now for the past 3 years I think I have her dementia under control. I live with her 24 hours a day. Read more

    Oct 8, 2019

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  • Carenote from Donna

    My husband has Parkinson’s Dementia, broke both hips last winter, had 2 retinal strokes, can’t see. One eardrum. Hernia in stomach, Sun Downing Syndrome... Read more

    Sep 30, 2019

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  • Carenote from MB

    My 90 year old mother recently started to display paranoia. She has accused her caregivers of putting salt in her bath water and her drinking water. She said they were pouring water in her shoes, so she hid four pairs. Read more

    Sep 24, 2019

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  • Carenote from Rosemary

    90 year old needs care at home or admission to nursing home. Read more

    Sep 16, 2019

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  • Carenote from Donna

    What can I do if granddaughter gets violent all the time? Read more

    Aug 26, 2019

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  • Carenote from Faye

    My mother has Alzheimer her memory is getting worse all the time I try very hard to compensate for things she cant remember, Read more

    Aug 20, 2019

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  • Carenote from Jane

    I am the caregiver of my 86 year old mother who lives with me. I get some part time help from the V.A. and Elder Services in my area to help with bathing her, changing bed sheets and cleaning her bathroom. Read more

    Aug 12, 2019

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  • Carenote from Barb

    Hi, my husband always hits the doughnut hole on his meds and very expensive is there any help there for him? Thank you Read more

    Aug 5, 2019

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  • Carenote from Donna

    My husband has Parkinson's and I have many questions. He's had Parkinson's for at least 10 years. He's done really well but I have a feeling his cognitive behavior is changing.  I am looking for support. Read more

    Jul 23, 2019

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