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Our Caregiver's e-Mall is filling up with great stores and a growing number of items just in time for the holidays. Whether you browse and find a book or tape to help you with caregiving, or come across a wonderful gift for a friend or family member, the e-Mall can be your source for easy shopping and gift-giving.
So, click on the dark blue Caregiver's e-Mall buttons throughout our site and enter a comfortable, secure shopping experience with major merchants while avoiding the hassle of having to find a parking place or matching your shopping hours with someone else's. Our mall is just a click away and is open 24 hours every day.
Watch for additional stores opening in the e-Mall soon!
posted: September 30, 2007
Geriatric professionals use a variety of tools to assess the ability to function independently at home. Here is a listing of two common tools and their criteria, which you might find handy to use in making your own informal assessment of Mom and Dad:
Bathing – including the ability to get in and out of a shower or tub
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living:
For the full story on strategies for helping an elderly loved one maintain their living independence, read Gauging Whether Mom and Dad Can Continue Living on Their Own – Dealing with the Telltale Signs in the September 2007 edition of Caregiver's Home Companion. Click here for more.
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