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Welcome to Shop Sage Products online story-telling corner. We've invited caregivers to tell us their caregiving stories. What better way to learn about caring for our loved ones if not from those who have done it before you, or are doing it with you? If you'd care to submit your own caregiving story, use our form to answer "How or Why Did You Become a Caregiver?".

 
 
 

Coming Soon—Sage offers free Caregiver Guide

by | Wednesday, January 28, 2015 |
Coming Soon—Sage offers free Caregiver Guide

Ever wonder if you’re cleaning or dressing a wound properly? What about the importance of good oral hygiene when dad no longer brushes his own teeth? Or perhaps you have questions about incontinence care—or what that even means. We know medical terms are sometimes confusing. So our team of nursing professionals helped us craft a Caregiver Guide aimed at answering more of your caregiving questions.

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11 ways to prevent winter weather slips and falls

by | Wednesday, January 28, 2015 |
11 ways to prevent winter weather slips and falls

Don’t let slick, icy surfaces catch you off guard this winter. Here you will find out how to stay safe while trudging through the blustery winter weather. Remember, prevention is your best option for safety. Learn what the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has to say about slips and falls and how to ensure your safety.

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A Mother’s Love – 24/7

by | Wednesday, January 28, 2015 |

Evelyn and Nikki’s StoryMy daughter Nikki was born prematurely. Then she contracted bacterial meningitis. That was 31 years ago. Today, Nikki is confined to her bed—she relies on a ventilator and pacemaker to stay alive.But when she was younger, we used to get out of the house more often. I remember taking her to the beauty salon. She loved getting manicures and pedicures. She used to enjoy camping and swimming too. When my husband was alive, we would take her to social functions along with my...

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Don’t Let Falls Get in the Way of Your Care

by | Saturday, November 15, 2014 |

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and we’d like to recognize the hard work you do every day taking care of your loved one. Did you know that one-third of adults over the age of 65 fall each year? 1 There are around 2.1 million cases each year of adults 65 and older being treated in the emergency room due to fall-related injuries.1 Injuries in or near the shower or bathtub accounted for more than two-thirds of all emergency room visits in 2011. 2 One of the easiest ways to avoid...

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