Do you have a relative who has moved into a nursing home recently? Here’s what to consider before the children visit.
Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique
I have been taking care of my mother, who has dementia, for more than nine years. Some days go by and there are no problems. But other days can be difficult.
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.
One of the things a lot of us worry about is how long our parents will be able to take care of themselves — not just physically but financially.
People who get less REM sleep may have a higher risk of developing dementia than those who get enough deep sleep, suggests a study published in the journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Sleep disturbances are known to play a role in dementia, ...
How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.
Lifestyle choices that boost brain health could prevent about one-third of dementia cases, according to a report published in The Lancet. The study focused on nine dementia risk factors and underscored the importance of taking lifelong steps to preve...
A new study from Taiwan suggests that adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risk for developing dementia as they age. Using data from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database, the researchers focused on ...