Matthew and the CCRC.

Matthew and the CCRC.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) often have a challenge with potential residents who would like their adult child with disabilities to move in with them so that they can provide for their care while the CCRC provides for housekeeping, meals, etc. It's not that the communities are heartless to their pleas. It's the economics and … Continue reading Matthew and the CCRC.

Although Mr. Schultz had dementia, his wife was the perfect caregiver . . .

As Mrs. Schultz was still quite healthy and mentally sharp, she could take care of her husband while we took care of all the other chores.

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 . . .

Veterans Benefits for Home and Long-Term-Care: Medical Foster Homes, Community Living Centers and State Veteran Homes.

If you are a veteran, or are helping someone who is, there are a wide variety of benefits and service available to you.

To help you meet the challenges of aging, the VA offers a wide variety of benefits and services.

Veterans Benefits for Home and Long-Term-Care: Veteran–Directed Home and Community Based Services (VD-HCBS)

If you are a veteran, or are helping someone who is, there are a wide variety of benefits and service available to you.

If you are a veteran, or are helping someone who is, there are a wide variety of benefits and service available to you

When is forgetting something normal? And when does it become something else?

When is forgetting something normal and when is it a warning sign of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia? What are the warning signs of dementia?

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 . . .