Category: long-term care
Its More Than Just Physical CareJul 27, 2011
Whether you've been a caregiver for a month or several years, you've no doubt figured out that your loved one requires more than just physical assistance with the daily activities of living. Just like you, a loved one who can observe, listen, or participate in activities enjoys them just because it makes him or her happy. Its more than just physical care.
Finding the best Alzheimer's home: Nine tipsMar 09, 2012
Choosing the right Alzheimer's home for your loved one can be a frightening experience but sound information makes it easier. When choosing the Alzheimer's right home, the philosophy and appropriate level of care, preferred location and budget all need to be considered. Here are nine tips to help you find the best Alzheimer's home for your loved one.
Seven Ways Families Benefit from Long-term Care HomesJul 26, 2012
Long-term care retirement homes provide care for seniors who require frequent assistance but the benefits extend to the family as well.
Do seniors with mild dementia belong in independent living?Jul 27, 2012
What do you do when a senior needs more help than a retirement home can provide? And when they won't accept the help that is offered?
Having the Courageous Conversation About Long-Term CareJun 17, 2013
No one likes to have to have the ‘courageous conversation’ with their parents about the possibility of needing long-term care but Jane Baufus discusses why it's important to do it sooner than later. Read more...