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60-Second Read: 5 Bathing Products for Bedridden Loved Ones

60-Second Read: 5 Bathing Products for Bedridden Loved Ones

Posted by Carewell Staff on Mon Oct 26 2020

No way to get your loved one to a shower or bath? No worries. From no-rinse wash to shampoo caps, we’ve put together a handy list of water-free options for cleansing bedridden loved ones. Read on for our favorite ways to ensure clean, fresh skin in any environment.Read More


Ask Jonathan: "How Do I Talk to My Mom About Her Finances?"

Ask Jonathan: "How Do I Talk to My Mom About Her Finances?"

Posted by Jonathan Magolnick on Wed Oct 21 2020

Talking to your parents about finances is common challenge that many of Carewell’s members face with their aging parents. Asking about finances has always been a taboo topic. Plus, when you think of it from your mom’s perspective, your parents have probably always been the one to look out for you. Now, with the roles beginning to reverse, she may be reluctant to transition from caregiver to care recipient.Read More


Hygiene, Health, and Incontinence

Hygiene, Health, and Incontinence

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Oct 14 2020

Living with incontinence can be inconvenient and even embarrassing at times, but it’s important to talk openly about how it affects our health. Even the tiniest of accidents can result in urine becoming trapped against the skin, which can lead to a host of other problems, including irritation and infection. Here are Carewell’s top six tips for staying healthy and comfortable. Read More


Crowded House: When Parents Become Roommates

Crowded House: When Parents Become Roommates

Posted by Carewell Staff on Wed Oct 14 2020

Seattle mental health counselor Wendy Lustbader says an adult child often takes in a parent to return in good measure the care the parent bestowed on them. But such a big move isn’t for everyone, and there are several factors you should consider when making the decision:Read More