Tag Archive | caregiver

September 2012

Peggy Roberge, BSN, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, PADRECC Parkinson’s Disease Research Education & Clinical Center (PADRECC) Address: Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond, VA 23249 Phone: 804-938-5173 Website: http://www.parkinsons.va.gov PADRECC is part of the Veterans Affairs (VA) system. There are several in the U.S. and they are set up as centers for clinical […]

August 2012

Tony & Becky Schaffer, Schaffer Construction Designs for Life Certified Aging in place specialist (CAPS) Home access and safety modifications for seniors and people with disabilities. Contact info: 703-443-1861 http://www.schafferconstruction.com Tony Shaffer spoke and said they try to educate people. Sometimes it is not possible to fix accessibility problems in a home because it is […]

July 2008

Eileen Wilkinson, Fairfax Comfort Keepers Eileen had a number of tips and I thought many of them applied to everyone, not just caregivers. • Throw out perfection. There is no way to predict how your day will go. Whatever you can do is a gift. • Remain flexible and open – listen to your inner voice. […]