Question: Did you actually take care of your mom in your home, not hers?

Answer: Yes.

Question: How old was your mom when she moved into your home?
Answer: 84 years old.

Question: If you had it to do over again, would you move her into your home?
Answer: Absolutely yes.

Question: How is the information in Information Research Pro and Product Research Pro organized?
Answer: InformationResearchPro’s data is arranged in about 50 categories peculiar to eldercare from Alzheimer’s to Bed Sores to Incontinence to Hearing to Living Wills to Law to Wills and Trusts and many in between.

Answer: ProductResearchPro’s data is arranged by category and includes hundreds of clever and useful eldercare products.

Question: What do you mean by the information and products are always current?

Answer: All of the information for both products and information is organized, database-controlled and internet-resourced so we and the internet routinely update it and keep it current.  Therefore, it is always current.

Question: Did you move your mother into your home for economic reasons or out of love for her?

Answer: Fortunately, economics did not force the decision on us, so it was an act of love and repayment for what she gave me over the years as a baby, a child and teen and her son for so many years.

Question: Does you book address the economics and costs associated with eldercare?
Answer: Yes.

Question: What was it like to have an elderly parent in your home?
Answer: Wonderful, but challenging. The time demand is the most challenging part.

Question: Did other family members participate?
Answer: My siblings and their children lived in other cities and states, so other than visits to see them, mom as with us all the time.

Question: What about the rest of the family? How can they help?
Answer: Excellent question. The book covers your question in detail and is one of the most important parts of the book.

Question: Do you cover Medicaid and Medicare?
Answer: Yes.

Question: How did you handle the emotions involved?
Answer: Sometimes well and sometimes not so well. Emotions come from several directions—from within, from your elderly parent and from other family members, so emotions are a big part of eldercare.


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The contents of this book, Mama Moves In, and that obtained through the online ResearachPro databases are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in Mama Moves In or obtained through the online databases!

Mission Statement
Dyke Publishing Company’s website was established for three reasons:
  1. To make Mama Moves In and the online ResearchPro databases available to as many prospective and existing eldercare givers as possible,
  2. To provide a website where eldercare givers can get the latest news and information about eldercare,
  3. To provide a website where eldercare givers can communicate with each other anonymously about any and all of the eldercare issues confronting them.

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