August 31, 2018
Even the most seasoned caregiver can suffer from fatigue. Whether you have a cancer, fall prevention, or dementia care plan in place, exhaustion from caring for a loved one can take its toll on a caregiver […]
August 22, 2018
Dementia increases the risk of falling. Research shows that people with dementia have a significantly higher risk of falling than people who don’t have the cognitive disorder, says Alexa Rohach, a physical therapist at Providence Saint […]
August 21, 2018
Virtually no one wants to either live in a nursing home or place a loved one in such a facility. However, according to Linda Breytspraak, Center on Aging Studies, University of Missouri-Kansas City, “Today, people over […]
August 16, 2018
Caring for a loved one can be overwhelming. And as the population ages, more and more family members are taking on that role. In fact, the Mayo Clinic estimates that informal caregivers provide 80 percent of long-term […]
June 27, 2018
Losing a loved one is never easy. It is said that the hardest thing one will ever endure is burying a child. The second hardest is burying a spouse.
June 18, 2018
As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly. However, where my mother is concerned, I am just a daughter who cares. She often takes the advice of friends […]
June 13, 2018
There are a wealth of questions on how to get aging parents to bathe – especially when the elder has Alzheimer’s or severe dementia.
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.
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 […]
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