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Wise Medical Research on the Web

If you are researching a condition, symptom or diagnosis, it’s important to make sure that you are utilizing well-respected websites. Anyone can publish anything on the internet so it is important to establish the credibility of the website and authors. The tips below...

Investing in a Retirement Community

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC’s) are often seen as a smart investment and insurance policy for changing care needs throughout a person’s life. These communities offer a continuum of of living options. They typically include independent living, assisted...

Carefully assessing your parents care needs at the holidays

Returning home for the holidays is a good time to assess your parents for caregiving needs. Typically you will find that parents aren’t as forthcoming about their needs over the phone or when asked.  Here are some non-confrontational ways to assess how they’re doing;...

Short Days and Our Aging Community

    Fall is A beautiful time of year. The sky is a clear blue, the change in the direction of the sun light casts a lovely yellow hue as leaves are turning color and the air is finally turning cooler. It brings thoughts of young trick or treaters, pumpkins and raking...

Medical Issue Needing Immediate Attention

What if you are diagnosed with something that needs immediate attention? Unless it is imminently life threatening, you need to investigate the urgency, options and risks associated with any treatment or procedure being recommended. It will be necessary to do some...

Preparing Community Seniors for Hurricane Florence in NC

With Hurricane Florence approaching the Carolina coast, it is important to check in with family and friends. This is particularly true of older adults and seniors who may have less opportunity or ability to make preparations. Imagine being in a situation in which you...

Creating Your Aging Care Network

As a society we have long accepted the premise that it takes a village to raise a child. There is a need to adopt the same type of thinking when caring for ourselves and loved ones as we age. With aging typically comes an increase the frequency of interactions with...

Managing a Medical Emergency for a family member or loved one

Scenario: You get a call that a loved one is headed to the emergency room. You are the closest family member. What should you do? What should you expect? First things First   If your loved one is being transported via ambulance, you should be able to find out...

Making Critical Medical Decisions for Your Loved One

Your loved one had been hospitalized urgently and is non-communicative. You are being asked to make critical medical decisions What to expect in the emergency situation In the event of a life threatening situation, ER staff are going to take necessary steps to...

Being Present

In the summer of 2016, Cindy and I moved my 93-year-old mother to Charlotte so that we could oversee her care in a memory care facility. We visit with her most days and over the course of months have come to know the other residents that reside with her quite well. It...

Candice W.

Care Weavers was invaluable in assisting me and my family when my mother suffered a stroke. I very quickly had to make numerous medical, financial and emotional decisions regarding my mother’s care needs. The Care Weavers team provided knowledgeable, personalized and expedient support throughout the progression of my mother’s illness. They researched and visited rehab and nursing facilities with me and helped make sense of quality scores and outcomes. I would highly recommend their services.

Robert L.

A wrap around service like yours is exactly what we need in healthcare. Care Weavers’ coordination of the many aspects of the care continuum to support our aging community is invaluable.

Kris S.

“Professional and very attentive to patients and family. Knowledgeable about healthcare and navigating through the system. Provided advice and so much help to us and the patient with Alzheimers. We couldn’t have done everything without them. Highly recommend Care Weavers!!!”

Carol R.

I am an avid tri-athlete. After a neck injury, I had seen an orthopedic surgeon who recommended extensive surgery that would have required 6-9 months rehabilitation. Care Weavers researched my injury and with their guidance, helped me obtain a second opinion from a physician who was interested in understanding my needs and goals. I had a successful less invasive out-patient surgical procedure that had me back to my training schedule in two months and competing in six. I am grateful for their expertise and services!

Ann K.

I would HIGHLY recommend CareWeavers!! The help that I received from them has absolutely been invaluable!! If you need guidance with caring for an elderly parent or family member and you are not sure where to turn regarding facilities and ongoing care, please call CareWeavers in Charlotte. They are wonderful! I can’t say enough great things about this company. Cindy’s knowledge of the ever changing healthcare system is remarkable. She is compassionate and caring and helps take a lot of stress off your shoulders.

Dianna B.

There aren’t enough words or accolades I could give to Care Weavers for their help with my mom. Their knowledge and expertise were only surpassed by their care and compassion. I HIGHLY recommend them.