Summer is a time when it’s generally easier for elders to be out and about than when snow and ice are an issue. Even if our loved ones have dementia, severe arthritis, or lung issues, there are things we can do with them that brings them joy.
Who better to tell you how to choose a nursing home than someone who works in a nursing home? This licensed nursing home administrator provides her tips on what you want to nursing home to have, or what’s a clear red flag.
Caregiving for dementia is full of delicate situations. Knowing how to word your responses to hard questions can improve your relationships. Start with this list.
Care partner implies that the person who is living with the disease and the person providing care are equal and that is as it should be. But this isn’t always the case, so when are you a caregiver, and when are you a care partner?
Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and they can even help caregivers and their loved ones living with dementia.
It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”
How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.