If a loved one has dementia, there are likely to have changes in their behavior in the later hours of the day—which is commonly referred to as “sundowning" . . .
Nationwide, some 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. When their care falls to a loved one, such as yourself, their actions and behaviors can become challenging, to say the least . . .
While you may not be able to verbally communicate with a loved one due to their dementia, your simple presence may be all that is needed to calm them and let them know they are safe . . .
While you may be aware of the classic symptoms of depression, it can actually appear quite differently in seniors. By being proactive and learning more, you can reduce the risk of depression as you journey along the gray mile . . .
As over 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, their concerns with aging will only continue to grow, as well . . .
There are a number of different options for care as your loved one. A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers the most options in one place . . .
There is a truism within the senior living industry that independent living has become assisted living and assisted living has become nursing. Where once they may have had clear, separate identities, any division between them is now clearly quite gray . . .
In time, America’s aging seniors will all require care of some form. The paramount question for them and their families will be where and how?
While home health and retirement communities are possibilities, they may not be wanted by a parent or even affordable. Fortunately, there are other options available as you both journey along the gray mile together . . .
Your parents may love their home and wish to remain there to age-in-place. There are ways you can help them do that as you both journey along the gray mile.