skericheri replied to the topic special assistive devices in the forum About Me 10 years, 10 months ago
Tom—When I your read first post I was tempted to visit your link.
After noticing that you posted it 3 other times, I decided not to follow through and visit your site because you appear to not have common sense enough to realize that repetitive posting of the same link is not nice.
skericheri replied to the topic My first story about living with dementia in the forum About Me 11 years, 1 month ago
Kate—Please write more. I like your style.
skericheri replied to the topic Technical solution neded for a key-free front door lock. in the forum Open Discussions 11 years, 5 months ago
Tim—For several years I used a magnetic stripe Corby Card to get in and out of my place of employment and their computer room with few problems. There are 2 potential problems that I know of….
What happens when the electricity goes off?
They are larger than a key (credit card size) and could easily be forgotten by your mother.
skericheri replied to the topic Helping My Partner in the forum Caregiving aid 11 years, 8 months ago
Doc— Although I don’t know their degree of accuracy and cannot vouch for the degree of privacy there are genetic tests available. An internet search will yield a few.
When the genetic testing was in development I asked my loved ones Neurologist if he would want to know if he was at risk. His answer was a resounding No. His logic was that at…[Read more]
skericheri replied to the topic Melatolin To Stop Sundowning in the forum Non-Pharmacological Disease Management 11 years, 10 months ago
Sundowning is still not a problem in my household. A week has not gone by without my reading of someone who tried melatonin out of desperation and got some much needed relief. Many of the postings have described what I consider to be improvements in the cognition of their loved ones.
The following post from another forum seems to be an…[Read more]
skericheri replied to the topic 24 Hour Help….HA! in the forum Caregiving aid 12 years ago
Jim—Sorry that you had bad luck when you tried the 800 number. I won’t tell you that communication problems never exist…but…I will say that I’ve had good luck every time that I’ve called.
The request about ‘wanting to go home’ is a usual one…but..One that I have not experienced. Judging from the number of times that it has come up, thet…[Read more]
skericheri replied to the topic here is a site to help with pills and and interactions in the forum Caregiving aid 12 years, 3 months ago
skericheri replied to the topic VA Assistance in the forum Caregiving aid 12 years, 3 months ago
Mary—One good link to US Veterans benefits deserves another. This is one covers the Aid and Attendance program. It’s one that I’ve had bookmarked for a long time and hope that I will never have to use . The website looks great… Lists eligibility requirements…Explains how to apply…Has sections outlining what to expect and lists other…[Read more]
skericheri replied to the topic Check Out The Benefits! in the forum Care Support Options 12 years, 3 months ago
Marcus—This is such a valuable link…Wish that I had beaten you to the punch and thought of posting it before you.
It is a safe, helpful link that is offered as a service by the National Council On Aging. I used it before with excellent results.
skericheri replied to the topic Natural Healers! in the forum Non-Pharmacological Disease Management 12 years, 3 months ago
Marcus— The breakdown of Vitamin B dosages may have helped me. At any rate I found it interesting. In reading the label on our Super B-Complex indicated that more B-12 should probably be added.
I’m relatively new to the supplement scene…and basically don’t know squat about them. The more information that is posted…The more that I will…[Read more]