Realizing that your parent has become incapable of caring for herself or making reasonable decisions about her property is a heart-wrenching discovery.
Doctors are trained to help people extend life as long as possible, but the question some people are now raising is, “What kind of life are they prolonging?” More questions need to be asked about whether this is really what all people want.
Are you concerned because your mom is lonely? Maybe she can no longer drive to bingo on Monday evenings and she misses her friends. Or are you worried because your dad doesn’t bathe often enough?
September is Healthy Aging® Month, which means it’s time to focus on the positive aspects of growing older.
If your parents are older baby boomers, it’s probably time to start talking about their future living arrangements.
Some seniors, particularly those in the early stages of dementia, may have a hard time trusting anyone other than the family member they rely on most. Yet being solely responsible for an elder’s care can quickly become a heavy burden for tha
Today many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible, but family and friends often have concerns for their safety and well-being.
Where to Turn When Your Caregiver Needs More Training