A highly respected and well-loved pharmacist in the town, Mr. Schultz had served his community for many years. After his retirement, however, he and his wife moved into our retirement community because he had developed dementia . . .
If you are a veteran, or are helping someone who is, there are a wide variety of benefits and service available to you.
Hospices all provide the same basic services to patients but that doesn’t mean that all hospice providers are the same. How can you know the difference?
Occasional lapses in memory are a normal part of the aging process beginning as early as age 45 and can easily be attributed to stress, anxiety, depression, lack of sleep or other reasons . . .
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 . . .