Having the “Care is Needed” Conversation

Having the “Care is Needed” Conversation

By DERRICK MCDANIEL July 1, 2013 at 6:23 PM One of the most difficult and anxiety provoking aspects of caring for an elderly loved one is the initial conversation about whether they need care.  These conversations are so difficult because emotions and passions are...
Derrick Y. McDaniel

Derrick Y. McDaniel

DERRICK Y. McDANIEL (“Mr. Eldercare 101”) 4 South Orange Ave. Office: 973-532-2713 x 706 South Orange, NJ 07079 e-mail: derrick@MrEldercare101.com Derrick McDaniel works with caregivers to help them provide the best care possible to their loved ones while...
Who Cares?

Who Cares?

Some people will become caregivers gradually which can begin by running errands or accompanying a parent to doctor’s appointments. Most will become caregivers as a result of a crisis situation (heart attack, stroke, severe fall, etc.). The better informed you...
STDS: A NEW REALITY FOR SENIORS

STDS: A NEW REALITY FOR SENIORS

I met a gentleman at a social event recently who asked me what I did for a living.  A detailed and accurate answer would be: “I’m the author of a very well received book on Eldercare, a senior services business owner, and Eldercare expert who works with Caregivers to...