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"Keeping my aging mother active - in Florida"

  • greengirl
    Posted: Sep 03, 2008 07:42 AM
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    New York, NY
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    My mother lives alone in a retirement community in Florida, while I am in New York. Recently, I can tell that she has stopped going out as much. It seems like a fall from 2 months ago has her a bit scared. I want to try and keep her active and feel that we may be at a tipping point. However, since I'm not there every day to do it myself, I'm left feeling a bit powerless. Anyone have any ideas on what I can do from a distance? Thanks.


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    Posted: Oct 29, 2008 02:38 PM
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    Hilliard, OH
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    Hello Greengirl,

    Caring for an aging parent fom a distance can be overwhelming. You might consider looking into a Nurse Care Manager who can help you develop a plan of care to keep your mother safe and give you peace of mind. I highly recommend Your Support Nurse. They are experienced, reliable and of high integrity. Their website is: The toll free # is !-866-439-7103.

    Best of luck to you and your mother!

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    Joy Griffin
    Posted: May 04, 2010 08:54 PM
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    Joy Griffin
    Naperville, IL
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    check out - it's all about keeping senior family members active, including info on fears, and activities for the mind, body & soul

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