FYI Daily Archive November 2012

  1. Granny Flats December 01, 2012

    Where will your parents live when they can no longer set up house independently? Some innovative new "granny flat" options are expanding the possibilities....  Read more


  2. Bed Rail Safety November 29, 2012

    Though portable bed rails are often marketed as safe, they can increase the risk of injury and death. Find out more about bed rail safety on Caring.com....  Read more


  3. Larry Hagman's Death November 26, 2012

    Larry Hagman is survived by his wife, who has Alzheimer's. If you're an Alzheimer's caregiver, here are tips to prepare in case your loved one outlives you....  Read more


  4. Cyber Monday and Senior Care November 25, 2012

    Does your cyber Monday to-do list include looking for senior care for an aging loved one? Here are practical tools to help. From Caring.com....  Read more


  5. Aging Well and Boomers November 21, 2012

    Will you age better than those you care for -- or worse? Find out what Baby Boomers can learn from older generations about aging well. From Caring.com....  Read more


  6. Help for Hoarding November 19, 2012

    Coping with someone else's clutter can be as hard emotionally as it is practically. Here, 6 practical tips to help. From Caring.com....  Read more


  7. Pancreatic Cancer Treatment November 13, 2012

    A new study reveals that Abraxane improved survival in pancreatic cancer patients. The hope, the disappointment, the bigger picture, and what you can do....  Read more


  8. Older Drivers and Glaucoma November 13, 2012

    A new study shows that drivers with glaucoma can have twice as many car accidents as normal-vision drivers. What you should know and what you can do....  Read more


  9. Heart Disease Caregivers November 12, 2012

    If you care for someone with heart disease, you're at special risk for heart troubles yourself. Discover 6 tips heart disease caregivers should know....  Read more


  10. Signs of Heart Trouble November 09, 2012

    Look in the mirror to see if you have any of the 4 signs that might indicate heart trouble. From Caring.com....  Read more


  11. Stroke and Heart Health November 06, 2012

    Results show that heart disease and stroke may be, in part, a disease of aging -- but also that preventative efforts are worthwhile and can add many healthy years. ...  Read more


  12. Hurricane Sandy, Charities, & Elder Scams November 02, 2012

    Phone scams rise after natural disaster. Get practical tips to help avoid elder fraud, plus ideas for finding trustworthy charities. From Caring.com....  Read more


  13. Time Change and Seniors November 01, 2012

    Find out how the time change might affect senior sleep patterns (and sundowning) and what you can do to help. From Caring.com....  Read more