In one month, COVID-19 has changed our lives and normal behavior isn’t normal anymore. Please be extra careful. I recently noticed a woman at the grocery store who was practicing safe distancing and wearing a mask. She went up the escalator and used the escalator handrail as she went […]Continue reading
Should you wear a facemask? The more you hear and read about masks, the more confusing it sounds. It has been confusing for a while. The most well-known doctor in the United States, Anthony Fauci, does not wear a mask when he stands next to the President. Meanwhile, on […]Continue reading
What does Social Distancing mean to a caregiver? Two things everyone can do will make the biggest difference in how many people become sick with Covid-19 in the months and year ahead. 1. Wash away and kill the virus before it has a chance. 2. Social Distancing, staying 6 […]Continue reading
Will I get Covid-19? Or will my loved ones or the ones I care for? How bad will it get? First a general answer, one that you’ve probably heard: No one knows how bad it will get. There will be areas that are hit hard and some areas that will […]Continue reading
Did I hear you cough? Chances are that you’ve coughed in the last hour. I probably cough once an hour. I just never noticed it. My patients cough a lot. That’s because they’ve had strokes, Parkinson’s Disease and dementia. Coughing is common in frail patients who have more difficulty […]Continue reading
Has anyone ever experienced this much stress before? The answer is Yes. All of a sudden, things are much worse. Five of my friends have come down with COVID-19. Luckily, none has died. One was just discharged from the hospital. Here in Hawaii, as with the rest of the […]Continue reading
Happy New Year!
We have added more videos to the MemorC app about New Year celebrations. To find out more and watch them all, log into the MemorC App and find the new videos in your “For my Caregiver” section.
In November during National Family Caregiver Month, AARP Hawaii invited caregiving expert and author Amy Goyer to speak at local AARP caregiving workshops. The workshops were held across the Hawaiian islands including sessions in Kauai, Maui, Hawaii Island and Oahu. We were thrilled to meet Amy Goyer, AARP’s National Caregiving […]Continue reading