Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Caring For Your Parents
Caring for Your Parents: Senior Companions
Not every family can be available at all hours of the day to take a senior where they need to go or simply provide company at home.
Caring for Your Parents: Preventing Falls
Falls are one of the most common injuries for the elderly, and sometimes the injuries sustained from a fall can be quite serious.
Caring for Your Parents: Moving In
More and more aging parents are moving in with their adult children. It’s a trend that is likely to continue as the costs of nursing home care continue to climb.
Caring for Your Parents: Traditions
If we are lucky enough to have an older relative in our lives, we can share our family traditions together.
Caring for Your Parents: The Poem
Members of an early memory loss group at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center authored a poem called "I Am."
Caring for Your Parents: Coping with Dementia
Alzheimer’s and other diseases can cause dementia that comes on gradually, but the diagnosis doesn’t have to stop people in their tracks.
Caring for Your Parents: Caring for Caretakers
Caretakers of people with dementia are twice as likely to get sick themselves.
Caring for Your Parents: Life with Dementia
Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenge, especially as you watch the disease progress.
Caring for Your Parents: Diagnosing Dementia
The truth is, if we live long enough, the odds are pretty good that we may get some form of dementia.
Caring for Your Parents: Safe at Home?
As people age it can sometimes become difficult to get around safely, even in their own homes.