Kira Reginato

A Guide to Eldercare Managers

At some time or another, you may be in charge of managing the responsibilities of an aging adult and you don’t have to do it alone. Check out this article I wrote on my profession: Care Management. It also lists how to find an eldercare manager in YOUR area. https://www.techenhancedlife.com/articles/care-managers-what-why-whom  

Instant Caregiver

Did you become an Instant Caregiver? Thousands of lives changed quickly this month in our area due to the wildfires. -I know an 85 year-old woman who went to live with her daughter, away from the toxic smoke from fires. When will mom go home? -I know of a caregiver who lost her home to …

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Why isn’t dental care treated like health care?

I just read an Issue Brief put out by Justice in Aging, July 2016, titled: Oral Health in California: What About Older Adults? http://www.justiceinaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Oral-Health-in-CA_What-About-Older-Adults.pdf What struck me was this sentence: “Poor oral health also leads to increased infections, which early research associates with higher risk for heart and lung disease, suffering a stroke, and experiencing …

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Hard to take vacation when parents need medication monitoring?

Going on vacation? Worried if your parents will manage their medication safely? It’s even common to feel guilty about leaving! This radio interview excerpt reinforces the importance of getting away and how to do so with parents relying on you to manage their medication. We talk about using a medication system such as a pill box or …

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