June 7, 2018
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
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
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.
June 1, 2018
BY DR. ALLEN WEISS An old adage is again proving true: What we think will happen, happens. Essentially, as we age, we become what we think we will become.
May 30, 2018
“Am I 90 Yet? Mom asked. I heard those words many times the last year of mother’s life. My mother’s memory was fading. Nevertheless, she was still sharp in certain areas, for example; remembering her standing […]
May 24, 2018
You’re visiting your elderly Dad, and notice that he just doesn’t seem to have his old “spark.” He speaks slowly. He doesn’t want to go out. He spends his time watching TV or falling asleep during […]
May 23, 2018
“My elderly mother isn’t eating and she has lost a lot of weight. Should I give her a nutrition supplement drink to replace the meals she should be eating?”
May 22, 2018
How do you know if an aging loved one has Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another form of dementia? If Dad continually forgets where he puts his keys or Mom seems to get easily confused these days, […]
May 17, 2018
Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four Americans aged 65 and older falls every year.
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