Caregiving

Latest

Tax Expert Tips for Family Caregivers

Caregivers should develop a method of tracking out of pocket expenses for loved ones. One reason is that, for some, they could be taken off of their taxes.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Dating Someone Whose Spouse Has Dementia

When Tami Reeves met her now-husband through an online dating site, he told her that he was still married. He also told her that his wife had Alzheimer’s.

By Nancy Monson

Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

The Future of Long-Term Care: An Expert's View

A discussion about health planning and what the best U.S. health insurance would look like.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Ballroom Dancing Vs. Alzheimer’s: One Woman's Tale

Ingram asked her if she’d like to learn how to dance. Hazel’s response was, “How can I dance when I can’t even walk?” Ingram just told her to stop by the studio and see.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Prepare a First Aid Kit

A well-stocked first aid kit allows you to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. It should include supplies to treat a variety of injuries, including cuts, scrapes, sprains, and minor burns. If you are just setting up a household, you can s...

By Eileen Bailey

Why You Need a Plan to Conquer Loneliness

Social isolation is not good for the body or the mind. To stave off loneliness, here’s some advice from experts and people who’ve been there.

By Stephanie Stephens

What to Give a Thyroid Patient?

Try these gifts tailored to thyroid patients’ rapid temperature changes, dry skin, and special dietary needs.

By Mary Shomon

The Many Shades of 'I’m Fine'

When you’re living with a chronic condition, it’s not always easy to answer when people ask, “How are you?”

By Lisa Emrich

Questions to Ask an In-Home Care Agency

Choosing an individual or a company to come into our home, or that of a vulnerable loved one, to provide assistance with anything from cleaning to personal services is never easy. We are giving an unknown person access to not only our property but to ...

By Carol Bradley Bursack