Category: Family Caregiver

Flying Solo Caring for a Family Member With Dementia? We Have Solutions.

While countless older adults are dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, an even greater number of people are struggling with caring for a family member with dementia. Surprisingly, nearly 75% of family caretakers are managing their senior loved ones’ dementia care needs alone, with only 26% reaching out for professional care assistance.

continue reading

Lessons in How to Best Help Your Loved One Experiencing Dementia

In some cases, the most beneficial lessons in life arise through experiencing them firsthand; yet the information we are able to glean from those who have walked the same path before us is invaluable. If you’re providing care for someone you care about with a dementia diagnosis and feeling a bit overwhelmed in this uncharted […]

continue reading

On the Brink of a Care Need: Managing Aging’s In-Between Stage

The earliest signs are likely to be so subtle that most people would not even recognize that anything is amiss. Mom is extroverted, pleasant, and conversational when visiting your family and while running errands. However, those closest to her have begun to recognize concerns: forgetting about the soup cooking on the stove, resulting in a […]

continue reading