Archives for July 2018

Caregiving Crisis

Caregiving When Family Isn’t Around Today’s families seem to be scattered all around the globe for a variety of reasons, ranging from job to furthering education. What this means for today’s aging society is that many are aging alone, without close family around to help or even know what goes on in the day to

Caregivers Illness

Caregivers’ statistics that will boggle your mind. Thirty-five million Americans are full time caregivers 50% of full time caregivers are doing it on their own Most caregivers have no prior medical or caregiving training that can help them to understand the magnitude of what they will face Doctor Oz recently focused on The Caregiver’s Guide

How to Talk to Someone With Dementia

Conversations with Elderly Loved Ones With Dementia How do you have a conversation with a parent or other elderly loved one with dementia? This is a person whom you probably have known most of your life; yet the dementia makes them seem like a shell of the person you once knew. This awkwardness can often create a