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