Protecting Yourself While Caring For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s disease

More and more often, we encounter another member of our aging society who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. On a more personal basis, we may be that family who receives the diagnosis. Becoming Overwhelmed with Alzheimer’s Disease Becoming a caregiver of a child, spouse, or sibling who is suffering with this disease brings an […] Read More >>

Daily Routines and Activities For People With Alzheimer’s Disease

There are four categories of activities that fill our lives, as well as the life of someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.   They are work, self-care, leisure and rest activities. For ALL of us, it is essential that we maintain a healthy balance among these four. Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease clients realize that stress management and […] Read More >>

Financial Abuse and Exploitation of Someone Suffering From Alzheimer’s

Elder Abuse is sometimes called “the crime of the century”.  Elderly people experience a normal aging process and decline in memory.  Someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is even more challenged with attending to financial issues, especially as the disease progresses. Financial abuse of the elderly is often a result of betrayal by someone close to the […] Read More >>

What is Assisted Living?

When looking for assistance caring for a loved one the options are numerable.  There is home health, assisted living, skilled nursing, hospice, just to name a few.  In this article, we will focus on what is Assisted Living. The dictionary defines Assisted Living as a noun.  “Housing for elderly or disabled people that provides nursing care, […] Read More >>