Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Diabetes Connection — Tips for Caregivers

Is there a link between having diabetes and getting dementia, especially Alzheimer’s disease? There is growing evidence the answer is yes. Many experts have been investigating how diabetes or uncontrolled blood sugar may impact brain health. We already know and have seen how elevated blood sugar damages our blood vessels, impacting other organs. At the … Read more

Choosing a Personal Emergency Response (PERS) Device – Family Caregiver Quick Tip

Technology innovation continues to improve the ways it can help our senior loved ones remain safe as they are aging in place. While Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) have been around for many years — remember the commercials with the woman who had fallen and couldn’t get up? — there have been many innovations that make … Read more

Senior Medication Safety to Avoid Medical Crisis – Family Caregiver Tips

Ensuring senior loved ones take their medication safely and avoid a medical crisis is a real worry for family caregivers. Seniors generally take 5 or more prescribed medications in addition to the many over the counter drugs used daily. This creates a situation in which many things can go wrong. Caregiver worries often cover several aspects of … Read more