Personal Stories from Millennial Family Caregivers
One of every four family caregivers is a millennial. AARP held a series of nationwide dinners to meet some of them and hear their stories.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 7
Managing Incontinence for Those With Difficulty Getting Out of Bed: It’s important to learn how to make an occupied bed, and how to transfer a person safely from a bed to a bedside commode.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 4
Seeking Emotional Support: Managing a Family Member’s Incontinence: For many caregivers, managing a family member’s incontinence is a source of stress. Here are suggestions on seeking emotional support to address it.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 5
How to Talk With Someone About Incontinence: Incontinence is a difficult topic to bring up, and this video addresses challenges caregivers may face when talking about incontinence with a family member or friend.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 6
Selecting Incontinence Products: Guidance on choosing urinary incontinence products.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 1
Managing Incontinence: How Family Caregivers Can Help
Managing Incontinence: Episode 2
Tips and suggestions for caregivers on how to best manage incontinence in a home setting.
Managing Incontinence: Episode 3
Helping Someone to the Toilet : Learn the best methods to help someone to the toilet day or night, as well as tips for proper hygiene.
Modifying Food Textures
When caring for someone who has trouble swallowing or chewing, preparing meals can be difficult. This video provides tips for family caregivers on ideal food choices and cooking methods that can make the situation easier.
It is often necessary to modify meal preparation when caring for someone with conditions such as high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and kidney disease. Reducing sodium from salt is a key element to that preparation.
G-Tube Feeding Guidelines
The thought of managing a gastrostomy tube, or G-tube, at home can be scary. This video streamlines the process and offers tips and techniques to aid both the person and the family caregiver managing this challenging situation.
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