Caregiving requires compassion and dedication, and most of all, it means that you have to show up every day with a positive attitude and smile on your face for your clients.July 30, 2021Andy Mosman #Caregiving
The New York Times article "The Science of Helping Out" by Tara Parker-Pope, highlights the psychology of anxiety and stress, and the importance helping others and volunteering can have in your own life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping others and having a strong sense of purpose can have lasting impacts on our health and the way we manage stressful situations.April 30, 2020Spring Hulsey #Health Living #Support for Adult Caregiving
Carol and Ed attended a presentation in May on general nutrition and lifestyle recommendations for people with Parkinson’s. This presentation was written and given by Heather Zwickey, PhD. The main strategy presented was a three-pronged approach.June 14, 2019Cory Vehafric #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Health Living
In April, Ed and Carol ventured north to Portland to attend the PRO Wish Upon a Starry Night Gala. At this gala, there were many features to help raise awareness and funds for research into Parkinson’s Disease.
One of the most challenging aspects of caring for a person with Alzheimer’s is adjusting to the troubling and sometimes abrupt changes in personality and behavior. The following are steps to help family caregivers with common Alzheimer’s care situations.September 15, 2018Ed Mosman #Aging #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Caregiver Help #Caregiving
When you’re filling out health history forms at the doctor’s office, it’s not always easy to recall all your own medical conditions over the years, let alone your family’s.July 22, 2017Ed Mosman #Aging #Health Living #Health/Medical #Planning for Eldercare
The more medications a person takes, the greater likelihood of adverse drug interactions or a mix-up in dosages.March 12, 2017Ed Mosman #Aging #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support #Elder Care Mediation #Health/Medical #Health Living
November 10, 2014, the Oregon Health Authority for In-Home Care Agencies issued Right at Home Eugene a Personal Care License that includes Medication Assistance and Administration.November 10, 2014Ed Mosman #Aging #Elder Care Mediation #Health/Medical #Government