The holidays are a time for joy and celebration, but you may also need to be cautious about an aging loved one. There are many dangers for seniors during the holiday season, so a few safety tips should be implemented to keep your aging family member safe. Family caregivers in particular should pay close attention to fall hazards or potential…
Given the serious struggles of seniors affected by dementia, caregivers and families are encouraged to make adjustments during this festive holiday time. Fine-tuning responses, gaining an understanding of the disease and educating unaware guests go a long way toward helping the senior with dementia feel comfortable.
Stress can deplete the quality of caregiving. Respite care offers dementia caregivers a brief span of relief while ensuring the care recipient is well looked after.
Family and professional caregivers are similar and different in numerous ways. This article can help you withstand the challenges of the caregiving role.
Legal and financial planning for Alzheimer’s disease involves three basic factors – planning for health care, planning for overseeing of finances and property, and choosing someone to make decisions on behalf of the affected person. These broad categories include a number of legal documents.
Respite care is an extremely convenient and beneficial temporary care option – it can last anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks, can be provided on a recurring or case-by-case basis, and can take place in the home or at a specialized facility, depending on the needs and preferences of the elderly and their family caregivers.