caregiver

Not the Same Old Caregiver Advice

Doctors, nurses, friends and family all tell you that you need to take care of yourself or you can’t sustain your caregiving efforts (averaging 4.5 years per AARP) for an elderly parent or disabled family member.  Sure, that advice is what I wrote about in “The Reluctant Caregiver“.  That advice is easy to give but […]

Insoles First

Sometimes the simplest solution is the best solution.  The principal of parsimony tells us this.  When it comes to foot pain from Plantar Fasciitis and other foot problems, a simple insole could be the answer. Powerstep insoles are now the top Podiatrist recommended insole.  As a replacement insole, you can pull out the insoles that […]

Senior Housing and Active Adults

Define Active Adult My sister just finished a triathlon.  Meanwhile, I spent a few hours in the garden while my adult son was out fishing on the lake.  Define active adult. We know staying active is good for our mental and physical well-being.  But what does staying active mean to you?  What do you expect […]

Hospital Bed or Adjustable Bed for the Home

Adjustable beds are very common today.  Brands like Sleep-Number and Craftmatic have popularized the beds for everyday use.  The popularity comes from the many adjustments to help us sleep.  Rather than a one-size-fits-all style bed and mattress combo, the adjustable beds can be used to customize the sleeping experience.  You  need to consider what you need […]