Glad you are back to finish MedTransportCenter’s two part series of Helping Parents or Senior Loved Ones Downsize! This second part will discuss When Clutter Gets Out of Control and 10 Quick Tips for Downsizing. Don’t forget your FREE Downsizing Checklist – This will help you organize your time and hopefully prevents extra stress and

The prospect of downsizing and relocating your parent(s) or senior loved ones can be overwhelming, stressful and a downright difficult conversation for everyone involved. If seniors aren’t ready to take this next step in their lives or if they have made the decision to start the transition, here are a few tips to determine if

Traveling can be stressful. The professionals at MedTransportCenter want to provide you with 5 tips that can help you decide on how you will set up travel arrangements and what to do prior so you can make the best decision for you and your loved one.   Obtain Medical Clearance Always consult your primary physician

The National Institute on Aging funds a number of Alzheimer’s Disease Centers at medical facilities around the USA. The focus of the centers is to find a cure and prevent Alzheimer’s, but the centers also help families cope with the disease. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it might be

Mindfulness training involves paying attention in a certain way, in the present moment, without passing judgment. Many people spend a lot of energy worrying about the future or thinking about the past, and miss the present. Mindfulness training has been shown to improve feelings of wellbeing while reducing stress and depression. This type of training

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia, the term confabulation might come up. It basically means that a person makes something up without being aware of doing so. Everyone makes mistakes, and sometimes the mistakes seem so right that we’ll argue wrong being right in the face of

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Many who care for their elderly parents at home face a transition from when their loved one can walk to when they can’t do so anymore. There can be many causes for this. For example, a person is unstable and falls, they’re generally weak, or their hips or knees are giving in. It is easy

The word hospice occurs frequently all over the Internet, but it’s not always explained. A hospice provides medical services and emotional support to persons in the last stages of a serious illness. The goal is to keep everyone comfortable and to reach a good quality of life. Even though hospice care focuses on late stages

The word hospice occurs frequently all over the Internet, but it’s not always explained. A hospice provides medical services and emotional support to persons in the last stages of a serious illness. The goal is to keep everyone comfortable and to reach a good quality of life. Even though hospice care focuses on late stages

When elderly adults think of assisted living, often times it conjures horror stories and feels like they are being put away. However, when they actually move into an assisted living community they realize that it’s not as bad as they expected and they actually are able to enjoy themselves. Where they once struggled to make

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