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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?
It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”
A look back provides advice on the feelings of loss, confusion, and tension associated with caring for a parent with dementia.
Devising a plan is critical to keep stress from straining relationships between siblings.
Do you have a relative who has moved into a nursing home recently? Here’s what to consider before the children visit.
When is the right time to talk with your parents about where they want to live in their old age, and how you can help?
The shift in the relationship that occurs when a parent becomes disabled is an uneasy one for parent and child alike. The crucial issue is often one of control.
Memory loss can cause some dementia sufferers to wrongly accuse a caregiver of stealing.
How to banish loneliness by helping elders remain part of the community.
Meg Lane received a diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS in 1992, at age 31. By 2013, she was mostly using a wheelchair and no longer working; that year, she experienced an exacerbation due to de–hydration that landed her in the emergency room. At tha...