A healthcare proxy is a legal document designating another person (a proxy) to take over your healthcare decisions if you can’t make them yourself.
People suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s often require a caregiver to get through the day to help with sometimes even the simplest of tasks. As a caregiver, here are some tips to help you on a day-to-day basis during this progression.
The introduction of new technology and devices makes aging in the home easier while improving well-being, health and safety.
For most caregivers, the health of their loved ones takes precedence above all else — including their own. If you find yourself constantly putting your needs on the back burner, then this guide is for you.
Do you know when your parents will need some additional care? They aren’t likely to tell you that they need help.
If your loved one is having trouble with their memory, don’t automatically assume that it’s dementia. For them to be diagnosed with dementia they should display at least two types of impairment that drastically interfere with their daily life.
As a caregiver, it’s important to care for yourself as well as for your loved one. Follow these six key tips to improve the quality of care.
This Mother’s Day, why not choose a theme oriented around your mother’s passion and run with it all day long?
From expanded access to care to greater flexibility, telehealth can provide a tremendous number of benefits for seniors, their caregivers and healthcare providers.
Although life changes such as retirement, illnesses, and loss of family members and friends tend to make seniors lose their sense of purpose, children and caregivers must help them find meaning in life.