A happy grandmother with her family on Christmas Eve
From the second the door swings open and your elderly family member wraps you in a warm embrace, through the festive holiday meal and each timeless family tradition, opportunities abound for not only quality time together, but additionally to evaluate… Read More
Depressed senior man sitting with female carer
It’s a conflict that arises for many families: older adults adamantly want to age in place at home, while their loved ones worry about their safety. And there’s an argument to be made in both instances. Older adults, particularly those… Read More
Alzheimer’s affects everyone a little differently, but understanding the progression of the disease will help for better planning. Keep in mind that when it comes to Alzheimer’s, even the best laid plans can falter. Continuous education about Alzheimer’s care and… Read More
Sundown syndrome—also called sundowning or sunsetting—is a behavior common in people with Alzheimer’s disease. It describes the episodes of confusion, anxiety, agitation, or disorientation that often occur at dusk and into the evening hours. The episodes may last a few… Read More
Web Resources: Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more. Reduce Caregiver Burnout For more ideas on ways to research and make wise choices, we recommend the following resources: WebMD’s Caregiver Burnout Symptoms Learn to recognize the… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Chemotherapy Questions Getting Help With Your Caregiving Responsibilities How to Help Someone Diagnosed With Cancer… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Information on Durable Power of Attorney Long Distance Caregiving Tips Planning for Care – Important… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Home Modifications for Persons with Vision Impairments Web Resources: Click the links below to access… Read More
Downloadable Tools and Tips: Click the links to view or  to print or save to your computer, right click on the document itself while viewing. Helping Seniors Beat the Holiday Blues Stress-Free Holiday Tips for Caregivers Web Resources: Click the… Read More