Navigation Links
Change for the Country = Change for the Bidens
Date:1/23/2009

Vice President's Family Faces Same Decision as Millions: How to Care for Mom?

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, moves into the White House to help with childcare, Joe Biden's sprightly mother, Jean, is in for some life changes of her own. Ms. Biden, who is in her early nineties, has lived with her son and his family at their Delaware home for years. With Joe Biden moving to Washington, D.C. to take on the demanding job of Vice President, the family has decided that Ms. Biden will remain in Delaware. They will face additional transition as they determine how to continue providing her with care that meets her needs.

The Bidens are the most visible example of a life-changing decision that millions of families must make each year. For many, the sensitive topic of how to care for an aging parent can be daunting, with no clear roadmap on how to make the best decision.

One thing is clear: the worst thing to do is to deny the need or avoid the discussion. "If you wait until your parent is having a health crisis, you are forced to make crucial decisions without the benefit of research or interviews with prospective caregivers - maybe not even reliable information about your parent's health conditions or medications," says Kathleen Gilmartin, RN, President and CEO of Interim HealthCare (www.interimhealthcare.com), a leading provider of health care personnel at all skill levels in all settings. "The sooner you open dialogue with your parent, the easier the transition will be for them and for you."

Gilmartin has personal experience providing care for seniors: she cared for her grandmother in her home, and also used home health services to help provide long-distance care for her father and mother. She offers some advice for families who want to provide the best possible c
'/>"/>

SOURCE Interim HealthCare
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. ARDS mortality is unchanged since 1994
2. Yoga Day USA Changes Lives and Builds Community
3. BMP Sunstone Announces Exchange Offer of $10.7 Million of Outstanding Secured Notes
4. Lilly to Sponsor Martin Luther King Day I AM CHANGE Campaign as Part of Inaugural Gift to President-Elect Obama
5. Procter & Gamble Announces Organizational Changes
6. Countries undergoing economic change urged to limit social and health costs for populations
7. SOKO Fitness & Spa Group Announces Changes to Previously Issued Financial Statements
8. drugstore.com to Present at the 11th Annual ICR XChange Conference
9. Thermage, Inc. Announces Name Change to Solta Medical, Inc.
10. Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Offers One-Time Chance to Change Your Mind: Allsup Outlines Rules for Switching Plans
11. Genomic Health Announces Management Changes and New Responsibilities
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 The holidays are here, and with ... Many may be thinking about how to enjoy these events ... weeks. Health Republic Insurance of New York has compiled some ... to provide some smart ideas to enjoy the holiday festivities ... arriving at a holiday gathering over-hungry , Have a light ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... out 2014 stronger than ever, having invested more ... post-9/11 injured service members, veterans and their families. ... today for nearly a dozen nonprofits, helping with: ... peer-support; nursing scholarships; and life-coaches for severely injured ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 In recognition of ... sales to Hero Reward, a local organization that provides ... , Located on a couple hundred acres ... Program offers lodging, world class fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback ... was founded several years ago to support U.S. Service ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 TheHardwareCity.com now ... glove with many useful features. Customers of the large ... have the new gloves delivered to their home or ... and hand tools that incorporate heavy duty magnets, which ... Glove allows workers to store metal parts on the ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 21, 2014 A substantial ... chest computed tomography (CT) to evaluate abnormal findings ... including cancer, according to a new study published ... said the findings show that radiologist recommendations for ... contributions to patient care. , RAIs, which have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Health Republic Insurance of New York Offers Five Simple Tips to Eat Healthy During the Holidays 2Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 2Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 3Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 4Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 5Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 6Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 7Health News:Discount Labels Donates Portion of November Sales to Hero Reward Program 2Health News:MagnoGrip Pro Utility Magnetic Gloves on Sale at TheHardwareCity.com 2Health News:RSNA: Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield 2Health News:RSNA: Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield 3
... Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adopt a National ... Plan ... Cancer, a cancer,patient advocacy group in Russia, today launched an effort ... in Russia to innovative and effective treatments, including,diagnostic procedures and the ...
... Public Services, Inc.,a subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE: ... vice,president of its U.S. healthcare practice. The appointment ... initiatives to improve the quality and delivery of,healthcare ... for growing,SAP,s business in the U.S. healthcare sector ...
... Joyce Erony Joins Board of Directors -, PALO ... device company that is developing a new category of ... that,it has raised $21 million in a Series C ... also announced that Joyce Erony,managing director of Signet Healthcare ...
... FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Feb. 4 Medco Health,Solutions, Inc. ... and,full-year 2007 financial results in a press release before ... the release, management will hold a conference call to ... a.m. ET., To access the live conference call ...
... is the First and Only Inhaled Corticosteroid approved for ... Once-Daily dosing in Children as Young as Age 4, ... today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug,Administration (FDA) has ... for the maintenance treatment of,asthma as a preventive therapy in ...
... Cherries, May Help Protect Your Heart, LANSING, Mich., ... universal mantras for promoting heart-health during February,American Heart Month. ... eating red to protect our hearts. Americans are encouraged ... the first-ever National,Eat Red Week, Feb. 4-10., Why ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Movement Against Cancer, a Cancer Patient Advocacy Group in Russia, Launches an Effort to Inform Russian Authorities and the Public About Inadequate Access of Innovative and Effective Cancer Treatments for Cancer Patients in Russia 2Health News:SAP Names David Corbett as Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Practice 2Health News:SAP Names David Corbett as Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Practice 3Health News:SAP Names David Corbett as Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Practice 4Health News:SAP Names David Corbett as Vice President of U.S. Healthcare Practice 5Health News:PEAK Surgical, Inc. Closes $21 Million Series C Financing 2Health News:Medco Announces Date for Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11 2Health News:FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11 3Health News:FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11 4Health News:FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11 5Health News:FDA Approves ASMANEX (R) TWISTHALER(R) (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) for the Once Daily Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4-11 6Health News:Celebrate American Heart Month by Eating Red 2Health News:Celebrate American Heart Month by Eating Red 3
(Date:12/19/2014)... You,re visiting the dentist for what you ... or she says you need a root canal. Though ... have several questions and feel apprehensive about your upcoming ... nothing to worry about. The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) ... anxiety the public may have surrounding this common procedure ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. ... agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. ( Hyderabad, ... to commercialize several new ANDAs.  Under the terms of ... products exclusively to Breckenridge for the U.S. market, and ... label.  Breckenridge and MSN have agreed to develop an ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 19, 2014 In today,s increasingly ... web presence to reflect the needs of a ... must meet the needs of key stakeholders while ... According to recent research by benchmarking ... the participating companies averaged more than $100,000 in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Root Canals Have Become More Routine 2Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 2Building a Best-in-Class Pharma Global Brand Website 2
The DEI 750 MD from Optronics is a surgical 3 CCD color microscope camera with a 10 meter head cable. Easily mounts on your microscopes C-mount adapter and is the best choice for your surgical imagin...
... The Optronics QuantiFIRE represents the ... in advanced scientific grade CCD imaging ... Thermoelectrically Cooled Monochrome CCD camera developed ... low-light, darkfield, fluoresence or NIR imaging ...
The Optronics MacroFIRE represents the latest innovation from the world leader in advanced scientific grade CCD imaging for microscopy. MacroFIRE is a versatile CCD camera developed exclusively for c...
... is an Ancient Chinese Method of enhancing health ... fosters health and healing by promoting a smooth ... that the body can heal itself. However, it ... Soleil experts have spent years mastering Qigong and ...
Medicine Products: