My parents' friend Porter shared with me the clever system he devised to simplify the process of filling the pill organizers for his wife's medications. Thanks Porter! You can adapt Porter's approach for your own situation. Here's Porter's method: Organize the medications in groups based on the frequency with which they are taken. Examples: AM and PM AM only PM only All other Buy … [Read more...]
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Contact Care is There Geriatric Care Management for assistance in caring for aging parents in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Virginia.
Just a Little Help is a companion and personal care agency that provides in-home assistance and care to seniors in Central Virginia. Sarah Graham (pictured left) founded Just a Little Help in an effort to provide flexible, affordable help to fill the gaps that appear when a caregiver is in charge of both a family and an aging loved one. She is a Charlottesville native with a background in … [Read more...]
The Good Life Design Collaborative is born! The mission of this new community group is to make life easier and more fun for people of all ages and abilities by educating, connecting, and inspiring both consumers and service providers. The group was founded by Elizabeth Swider, owner of Care is There Geriatric Care Management and former chairwoman of the Aging in Place Business Round Table. The … [Read more...]
Project Lifesaver is a search and rescue program available to families with loved ones who are prone to wandering. The program is international, ensuring that no matter where you are, you will always be able to find your loved one. According to the Project Lifesaver website: "The primary mission of Project Lifesaver is to provide timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults … [Read more...]
Life can send us unexpected twists and turns that often seem too big to handle. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, the sudden onset of a debilitating disease, the management of a chronic medical condition or another situation, we can be thrown adrift and left feeling isolated and alone. But we’re not alone. There are others going through a similar experience and there are experts … [Read more...]
Journeys Senior Solutions is counseling service that serves individuals and families in Louisa, Charlottesville and surrounding counties. Owned and operated by Wendy Smith, Journeys Senior Solutions provides individual and family counseling in their offices as well as in-home counseling for the elderly, disabled and caregivers who are unable to come to the office. “So many are no longer able to … [Read more...]
Hospice of the Piedmont is expanding to provide more services to a larger community of people. 2015 marks their 35th year providing end-of-life care that focuses on the quality, not the quantity, of an individual’s final days. The staff and over 200 volunteers that work for Hospice of the Piedmont ensure that no one dies alone or in pain. Their services are available to people in all walks of … [Read more...]
Care is There is thrilled to announce the release of our demonstration family website! One of our unique services is to create a private family website for each of our clients. Until now, all of our family websites were private, and prospective clients had no way to see what a family website looks like. Now, we have a way for anyone to see a family website. The Care is There - Demo Family … [Read more...]
The following article was prepared by Sarah Pruett of Universal Design Partners. Learn more about Scott and Sarah Pruett at CareisThere.com. Planning to live your retirement years at home instead of moving to a senior living community? Or perhaps your elderly parents will be moving in with you soon? You'll want to make sure your home is ready to serve your entire family. Scott and Sarah Pruett of … [Read more...]
Valley Vital Care Home Infusion Pharmacy is an infusion company based in Waynesboro that serves the Shenandoah Valley. They provide clinical pharmacy services and instruction, specializing in in-home infusion supplies and medications. In addition to compounding infusion medication and delivering supplies, Valley Vital Care provides their patients with infusion suites that are suited for one-on-one … [Read more...]