On Sunday, December 2, 2018, Mel McMahon and Terri Stacy spoke with Diana Beam of Keeping In Touch Solutions about how they can help you stay in touch with your elderly loved ones, the fight against loneliness, and some gift ideas for your loved ones! Recorded with Terri Stacy, First Day | Broadcasted by 93.1… Continue reading Indiana Originals Interviews Diana Beam
For many, the long-awaited summer months bring to mind family picnics, cool drinks on the porch, and lazy afternoons at the beach. But, as temperatures soar, warm weather activities can increase the risk for another staple of summer: dehydration. Not getting enough fluids, especially when it is hot outside, can pose serious health problems for… Continue reading Hydration Tips for Seniors
Some of us can name the traditions our families have for the holidays. Some people can
Are you one of those people who love everything about the holidays? You know, all the shopping, the baking, the gatherings and the extra hustle bustle? Is that how Mom was when you were growing up? Did Dad love to prepare the fireplace and have garland around the front door? Just because they have gotten… Continue reading How to Make the Holidays Happy for Your Aging Mom
As a caregiver, what
I just read a very startling statement in an article at Great Care:
Among Americans, age 71 and older, 16% of women have Alzheimer
It is not unusual for a new Keeping In Touch Solutions subscriber to be the victim of a recent fall. All of a sudden they get sidelined from a broken bone and their families get more concerned that they are safe at home. So a daily check-in from a Care Caller is the answer to… Continue reading Will Your Aging Loved One Be the Next One to Fall?
There is one argument we hear during so many calls we get at Keeping In Touch Solutions. Mom says she can take care of herself and her daughter thinks she needs help. Each side has their heels dug in and it’s creating tension between them on top of the stress of aging. We offer a… Continue reading What Will Show Them I Can Take Care of Myself?
Have you ever had one of those periods when events came together in just the right way to give you real insight? Well, if you haven