Registration is underway for three free Family Caregiver Conferences! The conferences are filled with expert advice about caregiver self-care, legal issues, medication safety, and resources for caregivers and inspiration for caregivers.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) will begin accepting applications Tuesday, July 9, for low-income households needing help with their cooling bills.
A limited amount of summer cooling assistance funds will be made available across the state through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which is administered through the DHS.
a list and explanation of several items that will make a caregiver’s life easier and also
give the person your caregiving a bit of independence, which is so important. All are reasonably priced
and available to anyone with the Internet although many can be found in stores if you live in a city large
I also want to recommend the website www.care.com for those of you who are caregivers. You may already be aware of it but for those who are not, you can find out a great deal of information through them. Recently, journalist Julia Szcesuil, from Care sent me a media request and interviewed me about certain programs, talked about within my book, Taking Care of Mom and Dad: A Baby Boomer’s Resource Guide found here: Taking Care of Mom and Dad
OKDHS Helps Low-Income Oklahomans with Heating Costs for 2012
Falls are the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. 75% of these falls are by older adults.