Is there a way to remind an elderly person to take their medicine? I’ve noticed that my mom often forgets to take her medication on time.
Category: Q & A
Lately, when I visit my father, I notice he smells odd. I also notice he’s not changing his clothes, and I wonder if he might be wetting himself. How can I broach the subject?
Over the past six months, my 75-year-old mother has recently begun yelling at me, and we often get into verbal fights. What’s the problem?
My mom was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis. Is it safe for her to exercise?
My father has recently been soiling himself in his bed. How can I get the smell out and prevent future accidents?
Can I ask for a homecare professional who is a non-smoker?
My mother’s health is getting worse, and I suspect she’s nearing the end of her life. I want to talk to her about her last wishes, but it’s awkward to broach the subject. Help!
Lately, my mother is having trouble coping with everyday things, like her housekeeping and grooming. She also seems overwhelmed. How can I help her?
My husband’s dementia is getting worse, and it’s becoming more difficult to care for him by myself. My friends offer to help but I don’t want to burden them with my responsibility. I don’t know how much more I can handle. What should I do?
My recently widowed aunt lives alone and has been in the same house for over 35 years. Her house is dirty and her belongings are piled waist high throughout her home. When I offer to help her clean some of it out, she becomes very angry. How can I handle this?