Posts Categorized: Homemaker

75 Fun Activities to do with a Dementia Patient

 Fold a basket of washcloths  Sort Socks  Flip through old pictures  Listen to music  Clip coupons  Go for a walk  Take a ride by the beach or a favorite quiet place  Visit an old friend  Sing old songs together  Enjoy a visit with a calm pet  Enjoy a manicure  Visit the hairdresser  Shop for groceries… Read more »

Dealing with Caregiver Guilt

By Kim Chernecky According to the Alzheimer’s Association in 2013 alone, “15.5 million family and friends provided an estimated 17.7 billion hours of care” to a loved one. Chances are if you are reading this, you are one of them. And as people continue to live longer, those numbers will only increase. While many caregivers… Read more »

The Costs of Home Health Care

By Kim Chernecky  Caregiver assistance is available in many forms. Unfortunately, this type of care can be very expensive and is generally not covered by Medicare. For those wise enough to have purchased long-term-care insurance, all or some of that care will be covered when the time comes. For those that didn’t purchase insurance or… Read more »