Unique Mother’s Day Gifts that Make Aging in Place Easier

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This Mother’s Day, consider gifts that offer touches of comfort for Mom and peace of mind for you, from The CareGiver Partnership, a national retailer of products for seniors and caregivers.

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An amplified phone makes a great gift for Mom.

Shopping for moms who lean toward the more practical can make it harder to come up with ideas.

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, Lynn Wilson, Co-Founder of The CareGiver Partnership, has put together a few ideas to make Mom comfortable, healthy and safe.

“Almost every mom likes flowers and jewelry, but shopping for moms who lean toward the more practical can make it harder to come up with ideas,” says Wilson. “Here are a few recommendations we offer to stumped caregivers who call our team of caregivers for assistance.”

  •     A home-delivery food service, such as Mom’s Meals, which are freshly prepared foods, including choices for special dietary needs.
  •     A bedroom makeover for more restful sleep. Gifts for a good night’s sleep include a supportive mattress, comfortable bedding, a bed wedge, and a safety rail with a convenient pouch or caddy for nighttime essentials, like reading materials and remote controls. A fan or sleep machine provides soothing sounds or white noise for restful sleep.
  •     High-tech monitoring options that provide peace of mind. Telephones specifically for seniors include big buttons, amplified sound and talking caller ID. There also are remote alert system that do not require activation or monthly fees and can be used anywhere in the home, such as the Guardian Alert 911.
  •     Skin care products specially formulated for aging skin, to stay clean, moisturized and protected.
  •     Incontinence products that provide normalcy and dignity, such as Depend Silhouette for Women, made of cottonlike fabric that looks and feels like regular underwear, or Stride Everyday Panties, machine-washable cotton underwear that cost less per use than the leading pantiliner.
  •     Never Run OutSM automatically scheduled home delivery service of any home healthcare supplies carried by The CareGiver Partnership, saving a loved one the time and effort of making trips to a store.

The CareGiver Partnership offers free shipping on all orders over $50 and gladly accepts manufacturers’ coupons.

The CareGiver Partnership is a national direct-to-consumer retailer of home healthcare products for incontinence, diabetes, nutrition support and more. In its sixth year of providing products and services that help caregivers and loved ones maintain personal dignity, the company also offers an online library of more than 1,200 family caregiver resources and personal service by experts in caregiving. Call 1-800-985-1353 or visit online at http://www.caregiverpartnership.com.

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