Improving Communication with Loved Ones With Dementia

Improving Communication with Loved Ones With Dementia

When caring for a loved one suffering from dementia, it can be difficult to fully communicate with them. Communication can become increasingly challenging for those with dementia. It jumbles the brain’s judgment, memory, and reasoning; which can make it especially...
Oral Hygiene Problems in the Elderly

Oral Hygiene Problems in the Elderly

A major part of caring for oneself is proper oral hygiene. For many elderly individuals, maintaining good oral health can become increasingly difficult. Usually, a number of factors contribute to this difficulty. This article will look at the overall issues many...
Moving Parents In With You: Is It the Right Choice?

Moving Parents In With You: Is It the Right Choice?

When an elderly parent is struggling in their own home, it is common for families to question whether or not they can stay there alone. For some families, this may mean moving grandma in with them. This could solve some issues, but it often creates many more. This...
Anger and Dementia

Anger and Dementia

Many elderly individuals suffering from dementia are prone to angry outbursts. It is common for those with dementia to have outbursts in frustration, especially as their memory continues to deteriorate. Families often see this anger as distressing, and it can be hard...
Professional Caregivers Improve Family Relationships

Professional Caregivers Improve Family Relationships

Millions of Americans provide care for their elderly or disabled family members, but this often comes at a cost. It can be hard to care for an elderly parent because it puts a strain on your relationship. Family members that act as caregivers often put their loved...
Safety Risks in the Home

Safety Risks in the Home

As your loved one ages, the risk of injury in the home can increase. Forgetfulness, dulled senses, and limited mobility can contribute to hazardous conditions in the home. This article will explore common hazards for elderly individuals, and what you can do to reduce...