Denial and Refusal of Care Category
Denial and Refusal of Care – Denial and refusal of care is frustrating for caregivers attempting to be supportive when parents refuse or deny care. Admitting that any of us need care or assistance is difficult. Parents and loved ones say, “I don’t need any help,” when care is needed. How do caregivers provide support without taking over or demanding care be accepted. Is this even possible?
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Elderly parents refuse care for many reasons. Care refusals happen as the result of wanting to remain in control, being unware of caregiving programs and support, having a diagnosis of dementia, and lacking insight into health issues and related concerns. Elderly parents who refuse help can ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” Albert Einstein Caregivers—are you moving forward or backward? If you maintain your present daily habits what will your physical and mental health, and general well-being look line in one year, three years, five years? Do you think ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
By Pamela D. Wilson, CSA, MS, BS/BA Birthdays come and go and time flies before we realize. We buy a home; have children, save for college, retirement and other expenses. But many of us fail to consider the importance of protecting our independence when we retire, including protecting our ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
The mother of a client was diagnosed with cancer about a month ago. There are four children, two sisters and two brothers, in the family who rallied to provide care for the mother in the way of day to day activities such as housekeeping, meal prep, errands, laundry etc. After about a month,...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” Albert Einstein Caregivers—are you moving forward or backward? If you maintain your present daily habits what will your physical and mental health, and general well-being look line in one year, three years, five years? Do you think ...Family Membership Library Click Here
By Pamela D. Wilson CSA, CG, MS, BS/BA Bathing can be a challenge in childhood and a similar experience when we age into older adulthood. I recall many evenings as a young child, when it was challenging if not impossible for my mom or sister to convince me that taking a bath was a good idea....Family Membership Library Click Here
Good health or aging successfully is not limited only to the state of your physical health and level of activity. There are other contributing factors that are overlooked like mental health and the level of social contact and support.1 All of these factors combined whether you will age healthy ...Family Membership Library Click Here
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