Caregiver News

Caregiver Standards and Medical Marijuana


On June 20th, 2014, New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act. Under this new law physicians can prescribe the drug legally in vaporizer, pill or other extraction forms. Though there’s no concrete scientific evidence that medical marijuana helps treat the 40+ illnesses that states have authorized its … Read More

Caregiver News: New Items That May Help People Cope with Grass Pollen


In early April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made headlines that may have caused caregivers to take notice. The news was concerning a new grass pollen medication that may just provide injection weary Californians with a bit of relief. Designed for oral administration, the medication is being marketed under the brand name, Oralair. At … Read More

Caregivers: Identifying the Symptoms of Oral Cancer Requires a Sharp Eye

As a caregiver, you might be interested to know that according to the American Cancer Society’s 2014 statistics, more than 35,000 people may be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Of those, more than 7,000 are apt to eventually succumb to it. The good news is there are steps that may be taken to help … Read More

Adding Dance To Your Home Care


As we ring in the new year, the Kaiser Institute says it will bring 8000 people to the age of 65 along with it. Of course not all of those people will require home care but a great deal of them will need, what I see, as angels for seniors. These caring individuals make it possible for the … Read More

Being a Caregiver with Obamacare

ObamaCare Ahead

If you are a caregiver, you may need to step up your game when Obamacare goes into effect in January. The Affordable Care Act sets parameters that mean more people will be eligible for healthcare than ever before. Because of this, people who were previously not able to afford to hire a caregiver may now … Read More