* Roles & Responsibilities

June 7, 2018

Where to Find Respite: Resources for Caregivers

We love our elders. That is why we care for them, even if it means we are on call or on duty around the clock. We would not have it any other way. Knowing we can […]
June 5, 2018

In Hot Water

A hot shower is a must for many people to either start or finishes the day. For the elderly, it can be the same, but also a risky undertaking. In all age groups, tap water scalds […]
June 4, 2018

Wandering Top Tips: What Causes Seniors with Dementia to Wander?

The AgingCare.com forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best tips for understanding why dementia patients wander.
May 31, 2018

When Stroke Happens

Strokes, or “brain attacks,” disable Americans more than any other disease. With an interruption of blood to the brain, a stroke may have similar symptoms; but as everyone’s brain is different, so are the effects of […]
May 29, 2018

What Do I Do if My Parent Refuses to Go to The Doctor?

Changing to a new doctor is often stressful, but for an elder who is set in their ways, seeing an unfamiliar physician can be extremely unsettling. It is important since the right doctor can make all […]
May 14, 2018

Youth Caregivers: A Growing Population

Family Caregiver Alliance Earlier this year, Mark’s world was turned upside down when his mother’s Multiple Sclerosis took a turn for the worst, leaving her in a wheelchair and unable to care for herself as tremors […]
May 11, 2018

7 Essential Do’s and Don’ts for People Caring for Caregivers

My father was diagnosed with Wernicke–Korsakoff  syndrome, a form of dementia resulting from chronic alcohol abuse. My dad, who worked hard his entire life, raised a family and built a strong reputation in his community, spent the […]
May 10, 2018

6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Job As a Caregiver

Taking care of an aging loved one is draining, both physically and emotionally. It can be lonely, overwhelming and frustrating, and it often seems thankless. Despite all of this, family caregivers persevere and wake up every […]
May 3, 2018

Preventing Financial Abuse and Exploitation of Elderly Parents

BY CAROLYN ROSENBLATT Some have called elder abuse “the crime of the century”. One of the few ways to stop financial elder abuse is to report it. If you suspect that this is happening to someone you […]

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