Calming Down: Anxiety In Your Loved One

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/kitty.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Everyone experiences a bit of anxiety. My palms get sweaty the moment I realize I have to parallel park. I’m worried I’ll misjudge the space and bump into another parked car. Wondering if I was the only person who felt these twinges of nervousness, I asked my husband what made him anxious. He said, “Your parallel parking.”  According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, anxiety in small doses can help “keep us [...]

By |2020-05-14T20:15:07-04:00May 17, 2020|Caregiving, Living, Today's Transitions Now|

Ways To Make Caregiving Easy On You

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image force_fullwidth="on" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/hz_chairocean.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]Caring for your loved one can be a rewarding, yet difficult experience. You show love and compassion by making your loved one’s everyday life easier. You selflessly take care of their day-to-day needs, and your giving heart puts a smile on their face. But, we all know pouring from an empty cup is not productive. We recently set out to discover ways to make the caregiving experience easier and less complicated for you. We [...]

By |2020-05-12T12:06:29-04:00May 12, 2020|Caregiving, Community, COVID-19|

Easy Meal Options for Your Loved One

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image force_fullwidth="on" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/HomeCusine4873.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3" custom_padding="||1px|||"] Ensuring your loved one is receiving proper nutrition is important in helping them stay healthy during the COVID-19 crisis. If your busy schedule prevents you from preparing meals for them, consider using a meal delivery service. Home Cuisine, located in St. Matthews, prepares healthy ready-to-eat meals based on your specifications.  Each meal includes a protein source and if you have an allergy, they can make adjustments. “We do all of the calorie counts, [...]

By |2020-08-21T03:45:33-04:00March 17, 2020|Caregiving, Living, Past Sponsored, Today's Transitions Now|

Living Beautifully Wherever You Are

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/TOCVirginias6015WEB.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]To make a house a home can oftentimes be a challenge for anyone, but for those moving into long-term care communities after living independently for decades, it can be a whole new world. Seniors who’ve experienced the transition and a designer who has aided in the process have come together to give their tips for making the unfamiliar environment feel more like a home.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_code _builder_version="3.23.3" custom_margin="||-14px|||"][adrotate banner="87"][/et_pb_code][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3" [...]

By |2019-11-05T13:27:58-05:00November 5, 2019|Caregiving|

Don’t Get Caught in a Scam Storm

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.21.1"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/scam-storm.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" _builder_version="3.23"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row custom_padding="13px|0px|13px|0px|false|false" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.21.1"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.21.1"]Criminals target seniors. Learn how to protect yourself.[/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.21.1"]Last month, during a week of intense rain, Rosalie Thorson (85) discovered her basement beginning to flood. Panicked, she contacted her next door neighbor who diagnosed the problem as being a broken sump pump. Fearing the expense of a plumber, she called a friend who gave her the name of a local handyman, who gave her the name of someone else.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.21.1"][et_pb_code _builder_version="3.21.1" link_option_url="http://www.wrrealtors.com"] [adrotate banner="16"][/et_pb_code][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row custom_padding="13px|0px|0|0px|false|false" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.21.1"][et_pb_text [...]

By |2019-05-26T20:38:43-04:00May 23, 2019|Caregiving|

When Your Parents Need Help

As a loved one ages, it may become necessary to bring in outside help to ensure his or her needs are met, especially if adult children are being squeezed between the responsibilities of full-time employment and raising their own kids. Fortunately, there are companies that specialize in helping families navigate what can feel like an overwhelming process. Some of them focus on managing patients’ medical needs; others focus on non-medical assistance. Still other companies blend both types of care. In this Q&A article, three experts in the field of home health care answer some of the questions families may have.

By |2019-06-19T14:39:48-04:00March 9, 2019|Caregiving|
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