Under the category of ‘there really is something for everyone’, I was pleasantly surprised a few weeks ago when I stopped by to visit my family attorney.
We’ve all lost our keys, or forgotten to take the garbage out. Everyone gets into a bind when they can’t remember the name of a person they met last week, or why they walked into the bedroom just now.
2018 certainly started with a bang! Or maybe more like a frozen popsicle! Temperatures across the country have plummeted to record lows; even our good friends in Jacksonville, FL saw snow!
An estimated 40 percent of the caregivers in the United States are middle-aged men or older. It appears these men are rolling up their sleeves, jumping in and going hands-on.
I am repeatedly asked for advice on whether or not to take loved ones living with dementia on vacation. My answer is always consistent, It’s always better if they are still in the early stages of the disease.
The dread of failure is every caregiver’s nightmare. Try to relax and observe your loved one closely. Learn as much as possible from him or her day-to-day.
If your parents are retired or approaching that milestone, they may be ready to downsize out of the family home.
We’re going to start this article with a quick, four-question quiz. No studying is required, because it’s about you.
If you or someone you love starts to become forgetful enough that it’s disrupting daily life, find out what’s happening.
Seniors entering dementia care can experience surprising emotions. Be ready. A quick guide for caregivers.