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Taking Care of Grandma
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Caring for someone 55+? Switch to #TMobile and you both can save!

My grandma’s companion, Karen, is a T-mobile subscriber and a few months ago, she shared the T-Mobile ONE plan with me. With the T-Mobile ONE plan, for anyone over 55+, you get two lines a for a total of $60 a month (before taxes) with automatic payments.…
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Each month, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (MO DHSS) recognizes a family caregiver who is dedicated to caring for a family member or friend that needs support. Last week, I received a call from the MO DHSS informing me that I had…
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At my grandma’s church, people are constantly walking up to us and asking me if I’m “the Granddaughter.” Every time I hear them say “the granddaughter,” I think of The Godfather and I laugh. At first, I was kind of irritated at the fact that I didn’t have…
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You've just won $3.5 Million Dollars! or Why I put Grandma's phone on Do Not Disturb

I thought when we locked up her debit and credit cards and checks and financial information, we would be safe from people getting her money without my knowledge. Was I in for a revelation!  Earlier this year, I was on a mission to find a better way of…
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From our family to yours: Outtakes coming soon!
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Join us at the Caregiving.com Holiday Progressive Blog Party to spread cheer and win awesome prizes! #caregiving

It’s a cook-free (and dirty dish-less!) Progressive Party. On December 18 and 19, Caregiving.com is throwing a Holiday Progressive Blog Party! My friends and I are going to be stopping by the blogs and websites of family caregivers, dropping off holiday…
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Over the past few years with my grandma, a few things have become essential to my survival as her primary caregiver. In my last post, I listed the tangible items, things that I can physically hold or access through technology that have made my life…
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Over the past few years with my grandma, a few things have become essential to my survival as her primary caregiver. There are tangible items- that is, goods and services I can go out and pay for- and there are intangible items that you can’t just find…
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