Mar 1, 2020
Aroma Therapy for Caregivers
Due to limits on psychotropic medications, there is an impact on patients who have behaviour issues. Aroma therapy speaks to that challenge. Sometimes medications are the correct choice, but too often they have been misused with side affects.
Aroma therapy can be used to help sleep, increase...
Feb 18, 2020
How to Address Issues in Nursing Homes
Write down the facts of issues that your loved ones face in a nursing home. Facts matter and will allow you to keep your focus plus keep the emotions in check. These kinds of observations create possibilities. With facts in hand, ask what can WE do about it.
Feb 17, 2020
How To Prepare for Surgery
Surgery is a dangerous and anxious time. The best way to mitigate risk and accelerate convalescence is to prepare. Proactivity is key and get resourceful.
Sue shares her experiences how she prepped for her husband's knee surgery. They practiced getting in, out, up and down and through your...
Jan 8, 2020
In this episode Fran and Sue explain the Power of Attorney, what it means for caregivers, friends and family members. Having the Power of Attorney is a significant responsibility and it’s best to proactive when giving and taking the Power of Attorney.
Dec 4, 2019
To take care of others, you must take care of yourself. In this episode Fran and Sue provide advice on how caregivers can schedule time focused on themselves. Self care is critical for health and wellness. They recommend having a tool box of activities