My Husband is a WWII Vet. The Aid and Attendance Helps...

by Barbara Shenk (Delaware) I do hope that this find you well. Diane, My husband and I live in an apartment complex. We have lived here for...

Person Centered Dementia Care

 Welcome to what is person centered? Dementia care presented to you today by caregiver relief person centered care is an approach that allows you...

Directory of Home Health Care Iowa (IA)

Directory of Home Health Care Iowa (IA)   Our free directory page is sponsored by: The Directory of Home Health Care Iowa (IA) is a listing of...

Fentanyl Patch Safety Information

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New Jersey Home Health Care Directory

The New Jersey Home Health Care Directory is here to help you. On this page you'll find a listing of home health care agencies...

Spouse Caregiver Support and Frontotemporal Dementia

by jlcox of Woodburn, OR.  Writes in about spouse caregiver support needed for those with Frontotemporal dementia JL Cox writes: My husband, at age 52, was...

Celebrating Veterans Day

Celebrating Veterans Day has a very personal meaning to me. I have an encounter, recently that I thought I would share with you. Yesterday, my...

Missouri Home Health Care Directory

Our free directory page is sponsored by: Missouri Home Health Care Directory (MO) is to be an on-line resource for people looking for help....

Dementia Care Strategies Require Attention While Waiting For a Cure

With out a cure for Alzheimer’s... patients suffering from the disease must rely on professional dementia care. As well as medications... referred to as...

Difficulty Falling Asleep? Can’t Sleep? Often a Side Effect of Human...

Difficulty falling asleep or always feeling like you can’t sleep is a problem for all age groups. Incorporating healthy sleep habits into your life...

Caregiver Daily Journal Entry : Stop Thinking About It

A caregiver daily journal entry is being shared with you by, Veronica Badowski. BIBLE REFLECTION Philippians 4:8 “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble,...

SCAM ALERT:Care giver Social Isolation, Vunerability and Social Media Interaction

Care giver social isolation is always a concern of mine. Here is a SCAM ALERT. I was recently contacted by a client all upset that...

What Does Green Burial Mean? An Eco Friendly Burial

"What doe green burial mean?" was a questioned I was asked recently when discussing end of life issues with a family. The answer may surprise...

Family Dynamics and Caregiving : Getting Dad to the Doctors

Family dynamics and caregiving go hand in hand. I thought I would share from my journal, my experience. Getting FIL to the doctor During a phone...

Clock Drawing Test Identifies Symptoms of Dementia

Could it be possible that the clock drawing test is a test for dementia? I mean, really? Antique clock Have a person draw a picture of a clock....

Daily Dental Care for Seniors

Daily dental care for seniors is important to promote continued good health. There may come a time when you will need to provide mouth care...

Alzheimer’s Dementia and Hoarding Behavior

Anna of  Lodi, Calif writes in about a mom with Alzheimer's dementia and hoarding behaviors. I saw things with my mom now at 87 years...

Looking for An Adult Day Care? Here is a Checklist

Considering Adult day care? There area many different types of adult day cares available. Here is a checklist to help you make the right...

Caregiver Exhaustion

Caregiver exhaustion is a real issue.  It sometimes amazes me how exhausted I am after spending a lot of time with my in-laws. Especially...

Primary Caregiver? A Family Care Giver Contract May Protect You

Aging baby boomers , as a primary caregiver, are caring for their older parents and planning to spend their own later years in their...

Looking for Assisted Living? Here is a Checklist

Not sure what to look for in an assisted living facility?  No worries, we have developed a checklist for you to make sure you...

Have a Family Member with Dementia Cooking Safety Tips

If you have family member with dementia cooking safety tips are important. More than most ADLs, cooking is one of the activities of daily living...

Aging Gracefully Involves a Positive Attitude and a Sense of Humor

Aging gracefully and laughter definitely mix Did you know that research shows that we become happier as we age? Aging at home may give you...

The Benefits of Participating in Activities for Seniors

As an Activity Professional in an assisted living community, I have seen families either push to have their loved one participate in activities or...

Medication schedule

Having a list of all medications and what they are for is important for promoting continuity of care. Here is a sheet you may...

Appropriate Treatment Dementia Requires An Appropriate Diagnosis

Appropriate treatment dementia cannot begin before an assessment is done.  As family members and patients, we all would like a simple test for dementia. ...

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers are y discovering ... how to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Or at least learning how to slow its progression...  may be as simple as...

A Prayer to Deal With the Daily Challenges of Caregiving

The daily challenges of caregiving are overwhelming at times. Ephesians 4:2 “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” This is an...

Communicating With Aging Parents

You can easily fall between helping and advising. To the aging adult they may perceive this as “taking over”. As hard as it is to...