November 29th, 2015

by, DailySunshine On 11/29/2015

The real true and accurate cost of caregiving really varies from person to person. Taking Leave Without Pay (LWOP), using up your Family Medical Leave…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/29/2015

Sometimes life puts you in situations that you never imagined. With these changes, you are making decisions that you never thought of. If your love…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/27/2015

Last night, it was discovered that my dad 'allegedly' missed his treatment yesterday and that caused other things to happen. Yes, hospitals have controls in…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/27/2015

Make sure you are wearing comfortable footwear. While going to appointments with your love one or if your love one is in the hospital, are…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/27/2015

For both my parents, I have used music in their room during their hospital/nursing home stay. What has worked for us is the easy listening…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/26/2015

My father for the past couple of weeks has been very peaceful. He's charming everyone with his smile and peacefulness. We had a conversation and…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/26/2015

My father is out of MICU again. Doing much better than the last time he left MICU. He was doing so much better that they…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/20/2015

My top priority right now is resting and slowing down. You must take care of you first. Caregivers deal with an incredible about of stress…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/20/2015

The doctors are trying to figure out if my father still has the West Nile Virus. Regardless of what is there or not, my father…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/17/2015

When things aren't going well with your love one, your appetite may take a hit. There is nothing wrong with safely fasting, praying and mediating.…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/17/2015

Last night, my dad was sent back to MICU because of some breathing problems. We'll see what the doctors find out.

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by, DailySunshine On 11/14/2015

The holiday season has so many different moving parts and it can get stressful very quickly. We must remember to take 'Perfect' off the list.…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/14/2015

Do you know your love one's friends and organizations they belong to let them know that your love one is under the weather? You might…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/14/2015

As you drive around looking for a parking space, make mental notes to help you find your car upon your return. If you are in…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/14/2015

Who will be your love one's Point of Contact? Now is a great time to see who is interested in being the POC. Start by…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/14/2015

So yesterday, my dad had an emergency but I was not called until after my dad was stabilized. This did not sit well with me…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/12/2015

We are going into week six with my father post West Nile Virus and I am starting to see some improvements. I see his awareness…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/12/2015

As you go through the process of your love one admitted into the hospital, pay attention to the documents that are being signed. You might…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/12/2015

It is not always easy to communicate our questions or find the words to express what we want to know. We have to keep trying…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

Not sure what challenges my father will have after he is released from rehab but I think we need another house. I'm working on putting…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

Just like Gilligan's island, my father was only supposed to be in eye clinic for 3/4 hours. Things happened very quickly and here we are…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

Just remember that you and your family members are key in your love ones recovery. Having the family rally around your love one as they…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

This video is for you my fellow caregivers, our unsung heroes. I just want to Thank You for all the hard work that you do.…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

No, you don't have to do everything. Since you have always been 'in control' of things, you tend to do it all. Now is the…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

I feel it is important to be respectful to whoever is taking care of you. This is a sensitive issue but the more we talk…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

I have found the health care industry in my area is a big small world. Some of the nurses that took care my mom, I…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

This topic on Wendy Williams caught my eye, she was saying how important it is to have a 'Mad Money' stash. With all that we…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/10/2015

Since I have been going back and forth to the hospital these past several weeks, I have planned my trip before leaving out. In order…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/05/2015

I know you are wondering about my father's kidney. Yes, it has taken a hit but it has been able to overcome the hurdles and…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/05/2015

After being in MICU for the past few weeks, my father has been moved to the step down unit. It will be a month tomorrow…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/04/2015

I have see a strong will to live in both my parents. There were a few occasions were I thought my mom was getting ready…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/04/2015

This topic comes under having the talk about your love one wishes. Would your love one feel comfortable having a blood transfusion if they needed…

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by, DailySunshine On 11/04/2015

My aunt went into the hospital over the weekend. We knew that without help and support she would end up in this situation. It is…

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