It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But, if you’re one of the millions of Americans who is caring for an older loved one, the approaching holidays may feel more like the most stress-filled time of the year.
Communicating with someone struggling with all the challenges of Alzheimer’s, especially in the middle and later stages, may be frustrating – both for you and for the person you love.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , as many as 15 million adults are now living with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), while still another 12 million may be unknowingly living with the disease.
COVID-19 cases in nursing homes and assisted living facilities were devastating, as the illness raged through our most vulnerable population who had been living together in such close quarters.
Pause for a moment to close your eyes and imagine yourself like this: You’ve spent most of your life providing care for and assisting others – as a mother or father, in your profession, through volunteering in your neighborhood, and as a grandparent.
Skin care isn’t a facet of personal care that is as widely talked about as other tasks, but is essential to keeping older adults healthy nevertheless.
Incontinence can be an awkward topic for those who experience