Deciding When It's Time for Memory Care for Your Loved One

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With more seniors living longer today, the incidence of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia have increased in our society. As a result, more families are faced with the challenges of caring for an older loved one with memory loss.

 Memory loss caused by dementia affects individuals in different ways. Therefore, knowing what lies ahead for you, and your loved one with memory loss, can be very difficult to gauge.

Caregiver Coping: How to Adjust Your Expectations for the Holidays

senior man and caregiver wearing santa hats.

In her article, Caregiving During the Holidays: Have a Realistic & Positive Approach, author andeldercare consultant, Carol Bradley Bursack, describes a scenario that many caregivers can identify with.

7 Things You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

7 Things You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

Recent research by the US Department of Health & Human Services projects that most seniors age 65 or older will need long-term care at some point in their lives. As noted by the long-term care experts at the Mayo Clinic®, “If

Short-Term Rehabilitation Tips for Successful Stroke Recovery

Short-Term Rehabilitation for Successful Stroke Recovery

According to the National Stroke Association article “Rehabilitation Therapy After a Stroke,” stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term adult disability, affecting approximately 795,000 people each year in the U.S. The good news is that stroke survivors and their families can find workable solutions to even the most difficult situations by approaching every problem with patience, perseverance and creativity.

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