Month: February 2020

Tips for Providing Care to a Senior with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (more commonly known as COPD) is a lung disease that makes breathing very difficult. Symptoms include coughing up large amounts of mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. Due to its progressive nature, the disease gets worse over time. Living with the disease β€” as well as caring for someone who has it β€” can be extremely challenging. Here are some things you, as a caregiver, can do to help life be a little easier for the person suffering from COPD. . . . READ THE REST

The Challenges of Caring for Someone Who is Blind or Visually Impaired

There are a number of challenges when it comes to caring for someone who is blind or visually impaired. If someone you live with and/or care for has lost or is losing the ability to see, it’s important to concentrate on some key areas to decide on the changes that need to be made. . . . READ THE REST