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Read Fellow Caregiver's Stories, Submit Your Own...

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?".

 
 
 

Put your best foot forward--Know the warning signs that put your feet in harm’s way

by | Tuesday, May 05, 2015 |
A word about diabetes and the quest for healthy feet

If you’re a diabetic, you understand why foot health is so important. Here’s a refresher on the warning signs that could put your feet in harm’s way. With some help from the Centers for Disease Control, we share a few reminders about what to watch for so your feet stay healthy and happy.

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Prevalon® Heel Protector—How to get a better fit

by | Tuesday, May 05, 2015 |
How to get a better fit—Prevalon® Heel Protecto

As you know, preventing bed sores takes constant monitoring. That’s why so many caregivers and hospitals turn to medical products that help reduce the risk of developing bed sores in the first place. The Prevalon Heel Protector is one such product designed to do just that. And because of the popularity of this product, we thought you’d want to know how to get the most out of your Prevalon Heel Protector and make sure you’re getting the best possible fit.

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Take the pressure off—a guide for caring for a pressure ulcer

by | Tuesday, May 05, 2015 |
Take the pressure off—What to do if you spot a sore

Each caregiver has their own routine. And when you care for someone with mobility issues or who’s confined to the bed, keeping close tabs on new sores is just part of your day. Even so, it still may come as an unexpected surprise if you spot a new sore. So we’ve found some tips from the Association of the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC).

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Counting on grandma --Rosa and Stephanie’s story

by | Tuesday, May 05, 2015 |
Counting on grandma --Rosa and Stephanie’s story

Part of any grandmother’s job is to simply love their grandchildren. But when you’re also a caregiver—your job description far exceeds those traditional roles. Here you get an inside view of Rosa, a grandmother who takes caregiving to a whole new level. Find out how she provides for her granddaughter each and every day—no matter what.

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