Everyone in the family is worried about Mom’s memory problems—but she insists nothing is wrong. She had a doctor appointment yesterday. Can family find out what the health care professional thinks? This is a complicated issue with lots of gray areas! In the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a senior and their family may be…Read More
Leah’s father has Alzheimer’s disease and lives with her. Leah is usually careful that Dad doesn’t leave the house alone, but one night she forgot to lock the door, and in the morning, Dad was gone. Then the police called. Although Dad had quit smoking 20 years before, this morning he had gone into a…Read More
A study published by the American Psychosomatic Society looked at the effect of caregiver stress on blood pressure. Learn more!Read More
November Is National Family Caregiver Month. More Than Ever Before, Family Caregivers Need Our Help.
23% of family caregivers say their health has suffered due to their caregiving responsibilities.Read More
This year’s theme was “Digital Equity for All Ages,” highlighting “the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by older persons.”Read More
Pain catastrophizing is a “feeling an exaggerated helplessness or hopelessness” about pain, perhaps expressed in thought patterns like “the pain is terrible and it’s never going to get any better” or “I can’t stand the pain anymore.”Read More
September Is Healthy Aging Month. So what Does It Mean to “Age Successfully”? Everyone is different so that means everyone will experience this differently.Read More