Mental Health in Senior Care

June 13, 2019

Mothering and Daughtering

She is standing at the kitchen sink ready for church: flowered skirt, knit top, matching blouse, stockings, comfortable shoes, makeup. It must have taken her a good three hours, but she is ready to go. I […]
June 12, 2019

Building Your Care Partner Team

 I want to talk about a very important concept, building your “care partner team.” It is far too easy to think as a spouse (or primary family caregiver) facing caregiving … “I can do it all” […]
June 10, 2019

Respite Care is now a Medicare benefit

(Many thanks to our guest blogger, Danielle Kunkle.  She is the co-founder of Boomer Benefits, an insurance agency specializing in Medicare-related insurance products. They help baby boomers new to Medicare learn about their benefits and coverage options across 47 […]
June 7, 2019

Travel Guidelines For People With Memory Disorders

Affectionate senior couple in warm clothes Many people enjoy travel as a form of recreation, relaxation, and an opportunity to learn. While travel may be a positive experience for most people, it poses special problems for […]
June 3, 2019

Tips for Swallowing Pills

Swallowing pills — medicine, vitamins or supplements—is the most commonly-reported problem for people living with dysphagia, according to Jan C. Pryor, MA CCC-SLP, BRS-S, Speech-Language Pathologist at University of Washington Medical Center. Water is a usual […]
April 17, 2019

Understanding Challenging Behavior

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 […]
April 3, 2019

We Are Not Our Disease

March 29, 2019

Why Do People With Alzheimer’s Wander?

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