August 24, 2011 @ 8:54 AM

Click on the link below to listen to a recent interview with John Ogle and Miriam Tice. 

 

http://www.angelsforhire.citymax.com/f/NPR_AFH_08_22_11.MP3 

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August 16, 2011 @ 12:50 PM

 Does anyone have any other suggestions on this topic?

How do I persuade my parent that he/she needs help?

  • When your parent says "I don't need any help" try gently pointing out that they no longer pursue the activities they enjoy like playing bridge, going shopping, choosing library books, etc. Then tell them how much more pleasant life would be with some help so that they could stay in their home and maintain independence.
  • When your parent says, "I want things done my way, I'm the only one who knows what I like to eat, do, buy etc." let them know they can choose and supervise the caregiver.
  • If your parent is adamant that they don't want a stranger in their house, allay fears .........
  • ...

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August 14, 2011 @ 4:23 PM

There are so many excellent internet resources available today.  So many, in fact, that it can be overwhelming! 

I spend hours each month searching the net for new and informative information about senior care.  Information that we Angels can use to provide a higher level of service for our clients and their families, as well as information we can share with others in our community. 

Katie Gilstrap, Co-founder of Lift Caregiving, told me recently that the challenge today is to aggregate all of this information into a user-friendly format that allows the reader to find answers and make decisions.

That is just what Katie and her partner, Ted Ukrop, have done with their website, www.......

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August 14, 2011 @ 3:22 PM

 Gussy loves the water aerobics at the Tuckahoe YMCA!  

She relies on our assistance to participate in this program.

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