Caregivers Need First Aid Knowledge BEFORE an Emergency Happens

Emergencies that can require caregivers to administer medical help to a senior loved one can happen to anyone, at any time of the day or night. Are family caregivers ready to minister to senior’s health needs? Are you? Of course, if it is something traumatic, the first course of action is to call 911. If it is … Read more

Safety for Seniors on Blood Thinners – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Many seniors take anticoagulants, medication to keep blood thin by preventing clots that may lead to heart attack, DVTs or stroke. Without anticoagulants, blood clots could form and travel to other parts of the body, causing other health problems. In reality, your senior’s blood is not ‘thinner’ but blood clots have more difficulty forming when … Read more

Preparing for Weather Emergencies – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Caregivers worry about the safety of their senior loved ones during severe weather. It could be a winter storm, tornado, flooding, earthquake or hurricane depending on the part of the country where your senior may reside. Each region of the US has its unique weather and potential emergency situations that could pose a safety risk … Read more