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Pay less for prescriptions

It’s easy to pay less for prescriptions if you have the right tools.  Recently I transferred all our prescriptions, including my Mom’s, from one pharmacy to another for no other reason but convenience.  After I completed that task I was notified by our insurance company that most of our scripts need to go through a…

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Pulling up your loved one in bed

Have you noticed with being a caregiver you’re always bending, stooping, picking something up, or pulling up your loved one in bed?  I was pulling my Mom up 10-12 times a day and I only knew of one way to do it:  Stand towards the front of the bed, grab her bed pad and pull…and…

Fracture

Fractures

Fractures are any kind of break in a bone.  Stress fractures specifically are cracks most often caused by overdoing an activity.  Just touching a fracture can send you to the moon in pain.  If you think you have a stress fracture, or any fracture, see your doctor.  While a stress fractures may not show up…

Emergency Prepare

Emergency Preparedness

Natural disasters can’t be stopped.  Whether you live on the hurricane-prone coast of South Carolina, in the tornado alley of Oklahoma or on prime earthquake property in California, you’ll be better equipped to battle Mother Nature with the following emergency preparedness list. Since I care for my bedridden Mom and have one more child left…

Siblings

Children with microcephaly

Being a caregiver to a child with microcephaly, or any birth defect can be very expensive, heartbreaking and worrisome, but it can also be an incredible experience, according to the parents.  I was reading about the Zika virus and then reading about microcephaly (mic-row-ceph-ah-lee), where the head and brain are underdeveloped. Learning about the dangers…