What are biggest changes for assisted living in the future? Our Guest Post today shares some of the changes for Nursing Homes in the future. What will these changes mean for the caregiver or for those who are dependent on assisted living. The healthcare industry has changed massively in the last few years. And now […]
Things to Know While Easing the Transition to Elder Care Easing the transition to Elder Care for a loved one can be daunting. Getting old is inevitable. Some elderly people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. This is the progressive decline of cognitive function such as language, behavior, judgement, emotions and our […]
Alzheimer’s Moments I was excited to read this book, especially since the caregiver was of the male persuasion. Secretly, I’ve harbored the view that women are better caregivers than men. Well, at least until a couple years ago. When COPD shortened my breath and demanded a hospital stay, Hubby became my caregiver. And, surprisingly, I’ve had […]
Martha Stettinius writes a page-turner as good as any novel I’ve ever read with “Inside the Dementia Epidemic — A daughter’s Memoir.” But wait–this isn’t a novel. This is a true story that just happens to be one of the best ‘Guides’ I’ve seen when it comes to caring for a loved one with Dementia.
Aging Parent with Dementia live alone? For most of us there comes a time when we are faced with making decisions about the care of an elderly or ailing parent. Lisa James has written this article with that time in mind and helps to answer the question… “What are the choices when our parents can […]