Parenting Upward

children of aging parents

children of aging parents

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 …

The medicare appeals process varied by part Should you consider filing a Medicare Appeal? There are a few situations in which you may want to consider helping your parent or loved one file Medicare appeal. Denials for services already received, including prescriptions or supplies. Denial …

Can you recognize depression in your senior loved one? Recognizing the symptoms of senior depression in your loved one When you find yourself caring for your parent or elder loved one the details and logistics of doctors, nurses, medications, and just being responsible for another …

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