Unfortunately, you are not able to turn back time. Your children are no longer the only parenting role you have. It is now including the care and decision making for your own parents. Role Reversal for aging parents is difficult for all concerned. It isn’t anything you prepared for or expected would happen to you. If you need a dose of growing up, elder care will make it happen whether you’re ready or not!
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, there are over 33 million people in the U.S. who care for an aging relative or friend. Caregivers need to be aware that drug errors can happen and may be serious, but often are preventable.
There are a number of ways to get non-medical supportive services inside a home. But regardless of what level of service you are looking for, odds are you will find yourself facing one choice: Should you find and hire an independent contractor or someone who works for an agency?
If you’re caring for an aging parent or facing the challenges of assisting a loved one or friend who is chronically ill, disabled or elderly, you are not alone.
Confusing Alzheimer’s and Dementia could cost someone you love valuable treatment. Learn more about these two illnesses.
If you or someone you know is looking into home care for a relative, or may soon be in that position, here is some information that may help make the process more manageable.
As brains age, people are likely to think as quickly or remember things as well as they used to. You can follow a few simple tips to help remember things and avoid scams.
Our youth-centered society turns a blind eye to the unpleasant and inevitable reality that all of us age and die. This leaves both caregivers and care recipients unprepared. Learn how to open your heart to others without putting your own at risk.
There are many different levels of care available for the elderly. This article examines and explains various types of elder care services.