Making Life Less Difficult for Senior Loved Ones With Dementia

Family caregivers face challenges every day when caring for a person with dementia. Family caregivers want senior loved ones to be happy and healthy, whether it’s Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with lewy bodies, Parkinson’s dementia or some other progressive, degenerative neurological condition. This can take a real toll on caregivers. We know that and have … Read more

Don’t Let Vision Limit Independence – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Age alone should not be a reason our seniors are discouraged from driving. How safe they are behind the wheel, how well they can react to obstacles, and their functional abilities are key factors in whether they should continue driving. Their vision is a major factor in the ability of many seniors to safely be driving themselves, … Read more

Coping with Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder whose symptoms continue and worsen over time. Nearly one million people in the US are living with Parkinson’s disease. The cause is unknown and there is currently no cure but there are treatment options, including medication and surgery. Parkinson’s disease in every stage of the process causes frustration and disruptions in … Read more

Family Caregiver, Care for Yourself to Be at Your Best in Caring for Others

Do you care for aging parents, grandparents or other elder loved ones? Are you still caring for your own children at the same time? Maybe you have young adult children who, like many, “boomeranged” back home and now you care for them, maybe including supporting them financially? You may be members of the “sandwich generation” who are struggling to deal … Read more