Parenting Upward

Articles by jdcline

Organization is key to efficiency and deciding the best use of resources, no matter if it be for home or business. When you take on the responsibility of care giving, in your home or in your parents or loved ones, being an organized care giver …

Make holiday travel while care giving for your loved one easier with planning. The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with it come opportunities to travel and catch up with family and friends. Holiday travel and care giving can seem daunting, but there are some …

What mail should you expect to get from Medicare? Initial Medicare enrollment is soon upon us, and with it will be the forms and information necessary to inform about and enroll your parent or loved one in coverage. Let’s take a look at the important medicare …

Care givers should have a plan in place in case of severe weather or natural disasters.   Disaster preparation for Care Givers and Seniors With the recent wild fires, flooding and storms rolling across the country, it would behoove us to not address the importance …

Being a working caregiver adds a new dimension of stress and obligation. According to the Society for Human Resources Management, nearly 60 percent of caregivers work full time and  the majority, 2/3, of these informal working caregivers will at some point need to make adjustments …

Senior’s dehydration risk still high   Senior dehydration can be serious, but it is easy to prevent. Summer is starting to wind down,  however, senior’s dehydration risk is still high as  portions of the country are still seeing record temperatures.  One of the top 10 reasons …

Many seniors and caregivers are confused about Obamacare and Medicare as the enrollment periods for both approach. Obamacare and Medicare, what do you need to know? As the Federal government starts to ramp up their marketing and education efforts around the Affordable Care Act, it …

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