elderly care

Odalis Lopez is accused of using Rella and Leonard Herman's life savings to go on personal shopping sprees.
Jacqueline Ventura thought her mother was in the safest place she could be during Hurricane Irma. She was wrong.
The winner says, "When you’re as old as I am, it’s an achievement.”
These seniors are proving that age is no barrier to ruling the runway!
Being a parent is definitely one of the hardest jobs in the world. It can often be a pretty thankless job and there are thousands
Gov. Rauner should not cut programs for some of the most vulnerable citizens of our state.
While some assisted living residents leave their communities to visit family during the holidays, it's not uncommon for residents to stay put.
Now the good news for Social Security (bad news for Americans) is the United States life expectancy is now 6 months shorter
Have fun. Have fun with them! It's easy to forget how to have fun during this process. Watch Netflix with them and chill
Two years ago, I was walking Otis and he suddenly collapsed. After an extensive workup including an EKG, blood work and an
The critical aspect of becoming a caregiver, therefore, is not deciding to take on the role, should we choose to do so. It is making the choice to care; accepting the responsibility, surrendering to it, and even embracing it as an opportunity.
Last week I received a letter from a young lady in North Carolina that I've never met, thanking me for advice that I didn't know I'd given her. The author, a teenage girl, felt she'd "lost" her mother to caring for her grandma who has dementia. I've retyped the letter below (with minor edits for clarity/brevity and intentionally omitted names for privacy).
In addition to providing skilled nursing care and transportation to and from the center, On Lok also provides meals and dietary
I am a sixty-five-year-old college professor standing in front of a class of seniors when my lecture suddenly veers wildly off course and I find myself talking about Irene McKee, my fifth-grade teacher. Here's what I tell them.
I have to find a moment to tell her between the memory lapses, to tell her... I, her daughter, have to tell her that I am taking away her freedom, her right to go home. I feel a huge, tight ball settle in the pit of my stomach.