Month: March 2015

medication management tips

Medication Management Tips for Getting Organized

Why is medication management so important? Mismanagement can lead to serious complications and prove more costly than preventative measures. Organize your medication and manage them with ease using our helpful tips! Personally, we had never thought about whether or not our parents were taking their medications as ordered. After his stepdad Jack’s first stroke, Tim […]

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signs of a stroke FAST

Signs of a Stroke and What to do

Have you ever wondered how you would know if you or someone you are with is having a stroke? Would you be able to recognize the signs of a stroke? Many of us have heard that that getting immediate medical help to someone having a stroke is essential but do you know what to look […]

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preparing for your doctors visit

Preparing For Your Doctor’s Visit

Has this ever happened to you? Your loved one calls you numerous times complaining that he or she feels terrible, has pain that won’t go away, can’t sleep or has some other malady that is unbearable. You’re preparing for your doctor’s visit with them. But then they tell you ‘nothing is wrong.’ It’s one of […]

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caring for the elderly

Dealing with Resistance: Caring for the Elderly

The Mayo Clinic Staff recently published an article on Caring for the Elderly: Dealing with Resistance.  In this article sound advice is given in how to start communicating with your loved one about his or her need for care such as: Determine what help is needed. Make an honest assessment of what kind of help […]

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