Sho B


Hello everyone!

I'm Sho Balkian. As of July 1, 2012, I am no longer Caring.com's Community Manager. If you are looking for the current Community Manager, Rosa R, you can find her here: https://www.caring.com/people/RosaR

If you ever have any questions or concerns you can send the Caring.com Community Team an email to support@caringinc.zendesk.com and they will be more than happy to assist you.

I still work for Caring.com and hope that we are continually helping create a supportive community so you can feel encouraged to be the wonderful caregiver you are! We appreciate your feedback and most importantly - your service to your loved one.

We're here for you!


Recently Published on Caring.com

How Ruby Is Bringing Joy to Her Assisted Living Community — Dec 24, 2014
"A lot of things make me smile." Ruby is one of those people who brings joy to the people around her. What makes her laugh? "You just asked me that question and that made ...
Margaret's Journey out of Darkness — Dec 23, 2014
"Because I am blind, I am no less a person than when I could see." Margaret is 89 years old, and she suffers from macular degeneration (MD) and glaucoma. She lost the majo...
How Do We Convice My Fiercely Independent Parents That They Need Help? — Sep 16, 2013
Hello Lynbr, Thanks for sharing this caregiving concern with our community. Thanks to Ms. Rosenblatt for the helpful suggestions. When the time is right, you may search fo...
Vacation / Spas for the Elderly? Do they exist? — Aug 27, 2013
Hello doctornotormaybe, Thanks for sharing your question with our community. Thanks to Donna and Ann for your helpful advice. You can search for respite care communities t...
My mother seems to have early signs of dementia. What should I do? — Apr 25, 2013
Hello Anonymous, Thank you for submitting this common caregiving question. I'm sorry to hear about your mom's health. Here are a few resources from Caring.com that may be h...
What Are the Signs That It's Time to Put Alzheimer's Patient in Assisted Living? — Apr 17, 2013
Hello Anonymous, Thank you for your question. The article called "11 Signs It Might Be Time for Assisted Living" may have some helpful information about when it's time to ...
How to deal with a parent with dementia who is in denial? — Apr 17, 2013
Hello kmh0217, This is a great question -- thank you for posting to our community. Here are a few resources from Caring.com that may help you research this common conundru...
Is it possible to take a loved one to a nursing home when I am going on vacation? — Mar 22, 2013
Hi Deeda, This is a great question! Many assisted living communities have care available for people looking for short term care for a loved one when on vacation. This type...
What's It Like to Live in Assisted Living? — Feb 04, 2013
"I have the gift of making people laugh." Clarence, aka "Smitty," moved to Wellington Place in Hixon, Tennessee, in 2009, just when his late wife started losing memory. Eve...
What are shift options for 24/7 caregiving for mom? — Feb 01, 2013
Hi Gerryv, Thanks for posting your caregiving question in our community. In addition to Kay's suggestions, you may find the following resources from Caring.com to be helpfu...