As someone providing nonmedical care to others, each day as a professional caregiver brings new fulfillment opportunities along with the occasional challenges.
Although signs of dementia may vary by patient, the early stages may include memory loss, depression, hallucinations are some early signs of dementia.
As an informal caregiver, talking with a senior loved one in a meaningful way is essential for their continued health and wellbeing. Using these communication tips should make the process go more smoothly.
As seniors get older, it can become more and more challenging to handle daily tasks and to manage living independently in a single-family home. A retirement community, assisted living center or nursing home are always options, of course, but many times seniors want to spend this season late in life in the places they love and doing the things they enjoy most.
Many aging adults are determined to remain in their homes as long as possible. The challenge is this: As adults get older, living independently in a single-family home becomes more and more challenging over time and at-home care may become a necessity.
Parents provide nurturing and love to their children as they transition into adulthood. But one day you wake up and the roles are reversed. Most families eventually have to face the stark reality that their elderly parents are experiencing declining health due to aging. Balancing your elderly loved one’s diminishing health with their independence and [...]