Life Care

April 22, 2019

5 Wheelchair Van Shopping Tips for Caregivers

If you’re the caregiver for an individual who uses a wheelchair, owning a wheelchair accessible van is helpful and can be more affordable with these tips. Family Caregiver As the caregiver for a family member, you […]
April 18, 2019

Heart-Felt Gifts for Elderly Relatives

Do you find yourself searching for the perfect gift for an elderly family member or friend? Often older people are downsizing or are in a nursing or assisted living home with limited personal space. These issues […]
April 17, 2019

Understanding Challenging Behavior

Worried lonely senior woman in yellow shirt holding coffee cup indoors While being a caregiver to unusual or so-called “difficult” behaviors, it is quite common for persons with dementia to display these types of behaviors and […]
April 16, 2019

Hyperthermia: Too Hot For Your Health

During the summer, it is important for everyone, especially older adults and people with chronic medical conditions, to be aware of the dangers of hyperthermia. Hyperthermia is an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure […]
April 15, 2019

When Summer Begins, Outside Workouts Don’t Have to End

You have been loyal to your outdoor exercise program for months; walking, even when your muscles ached or biking, even when your arthritis acted up. Due to your dedication, your body is strong, your health is […]
April 12, 2019

BREATHE

“Mom, can you hear me?” This is usually how the conversation goes when it is clear my mother has either not caught what I said on the phone, or is otherwise distracted by something more interesting […]
April 11, 2019

A Life Forever Altered, Forever Changed

Do you ever think things are going too good to be true and something bad must happen to compensate? I have always thought that way. When I met my husband, Mario, our life was wonderful. He […]
April 10, 2019

The Last Roses

April 9, 2019

Anticipatory Grief

When we think of grief, we generally think of the process and feelings we experience after someone dies. In reality we begin this process on the day someone we love is diagnosed with a life threatening […]

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