by Harun Kibicho, RN | Jan 30, 2015 | Caregiver, Information |
As your nurse, I am designated to take care of you in all aspects of your life. There are a few things I wish you knew. This would really make your hospital stay a lot easier. You will never again shriek when the word admission is mentioned at the outpatient clinics.
by MonicaC | Jan 23, 2015 | Caregiver, Information, Personal Care |
This is a special First Person Point of View post by one of our amazing personal caregivers, Angie D.
After my mother, whom I’m a paid caregiver for, had her first verbal meltdown I knew we had a problem. My mother is in the early stages of dementia. Sometimes, I can’t even recognize her, the feisty woman who made the best empanadas anyone has ever tasted turns into someone else who says things I’d never imagine in my wildest dreams saying. The first time she really let go with an angry string of curse words and vile comments, I was shocked speechless and driven nearly to tears. I had no idea how to cope with this new development in the disease that was slowly taking my mother from me.
by MonicaC | Jan 14, 2015 | Caregiver, Information, Personal Care | What Are Typical Caregiver Duties? As a Caregiver, Personal Care Aide, or Personal Care Worker as some call it, your primary job will involve providing personal care to your clients. This means taking care of a wide variety of different tasks to ensure that...
by Nurse Rachel | Jan 4, 2015 | Caregiver, Information, Medicaid | So… who is this Nurse Rachel and why should you care what she has to say? I can hear it already “Big deal and why the heck would I care what some Nurse has to say?” Weeeeeelllllll…. Because I’m Nurse Rachel of course! If you couldn’t tell already by this blog...