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Home Care Bed – Adjustable Hospital Beds

Sleep and safety are your goal.  You have decided that you need an adjustable bed to ensure a comfortable, restful night’s sleep. It could also be that you have a guest or even a permanent live-in parent or friend that needs an adjustable bed. There are many options to consider because one size does not […]

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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 […]

Massage and the Healing Powers of Human Touch

It is easy to overlook the impact something like human touch can have on someone suffering with pain, chronic illness, or stress.  In America, we look for a purely medical solution first.  Maybe it’s a prescription or a surgery.  We seek out health care professionals to ease our pain.  But when applying a more holistic […]

The Reluctant Caregiver

If we are honest with ourselves, we might admit to being a reluctant caregiver.  Of course, there are those among us who thrive on caregiving; they effortlessly do and say all the right things.  You know the type, especially if you are not that type.  Still, it is not fair to assume reluctant caregivers are […]