elder care

I believe we can unify the diverse multitudes of women, and men, by recognizing and attacking poverty as a women's issue
Realizing that we needed the help of a professional, we did our research and stumbled upon a group of lawyers who specialized
They sound similar—but they provide very different services. Here’s an overview regarding the differences between the two
As a widow in her 70s, my mother terrorized several counties in southern Idaho with her erratic driving. She loved to drive fast, but often forgot about rules and regulations.
As age-related health issues make it tougher to get around and stay independent, most seniors at some point will rely on a family member for help. Usually, one or more adult children will step in to provide or arrange for care when that day comes.
Your parents might also want to execute a living will, also known as an advance directive. It has instructions for the medical
Just 2 cents of every dollar an African-American spends goes to Black-owned businesses.
Taking care of the elder ones in our midst doesn't have to be a chore. It could be another opportunity to share love and gain wisdom.
Dear Overwhelmed, There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help
Now that the conventions are over and party platforms drawn up, we can look at what's in store for those giving and receiving care. Whether paid or not, care is a big part of our economy and shapes all our lives.
The topic of Long Term Care is complicated and a not particularly fun one to think about. But guess what? Ignoring it will not make it go away and putting it off will only cost you more in the long run.
Finally, I became stunningly aware of how important my family, friends, and community are. I had a primal need to be surrounded
Did this title get your attention? It should. It is never easy to tell any loved one it is time to stop driving, but the numbers in a new Caring.com study show why it is crucial to have that conversation before it is too late.
Older Americans are going to account for more than 20 percent of the U.S. population in a little over a decade. I see it as a great positive that the elder care industry is rapidly evolving to allow them to remain in their homes while helping to reduce government expenditures.
Driving Rehabilitation Specialists are a subspecialty of Occupational Therapists (OT-DRS), but they could have a background
Welcome to 21st century America -- where we have longer lives than ever before, and more hopes for healthy aging. We are, happily, the beneficiaries of breakthroughs that have given us life spans that not long ago would have been the stuff of science fiction. But we also face serious challenges.
'I love my mother -- but sometimes I hate her, too.' Saying those words out loud -- or even to yourself in your head -- can be a painful acknowledgment that even late in life we can't always make our relationships with our parents work out the way we want them to.
It's absolutely essential that home health care workers receive specialized training designed to ensure they are comfortable -- and knowledgeable -- about caring for LGBT patients, and familiar with the specific needs of this population.
Originally posted on Caring.com here Creating little memorials to Mom has also been hugely healing for me. She used to paint