Thriving as a Long-Distance Caregiver

If you are trying to care for an elderly relative from afar, you’re in good company with your fellow Boomers: about 15 million of you are providing unpaid care to an older adult. It’s no small task to keep someone safe, healthy and happy from a distance, especially when you heap all that on top Read More

Getting the elderly hurricane-ready

June is home safety month in the United States, but it’s also the start of the hurricane season, which bears particular significance to those in parts of our country who’ve been pummeled by hurricanes within the last couple of years. The elderly are especially vulnerable in the wake of a mega-storm. When you are older, Read More

Visual Stimulation and Reminisce Therapy For Alzheimer’s Should Be A Part Of Care Plan

Communication with a person with Alzheimer’s requires patience, understanding and good listening skills. Typically with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, people lose short term memory first, but are still able to recall older memories. It is best to also incorporate visual cues. A colorful stimulation can have the added benefit of stimulating a memory. For an example Read More