In our busy world, caregiving can become a complicated task especially when multiple family members are involved. Who will take responsibility for what tasks? Often the majority of the work is delega...
Maintaining the look of a landscape can sometimes be hard work, especially in harsh and horrible weather conditions. No one can change the weather and with it becoming increasingly unpredictable, thin...
Stop 100 people over 65 on the street and ask them if they will ever need to go to a nursing home and 99 will say, "No!" Folks tend to equate long term care insurance with nursing homes, but there are...
Common concerns for the elderly include difficulty with stairs, difficulty with community activities such as grocery shopping, difficulty taking care of their home and difficulty taking care of the...
Dementia refers to certain symptoms that ultimately lead to loss of functions of the brain as a side effect of some physical or mental illness. A common misconception about dementia is that it is desc...
From my experience in working with seniors, here are the five most offered reasons why people have not purchased long term care. In most cases, the reasons are not valid. It's not that they don't m...
It is suggested that nearly 70% of people with Alzheimer's disease will wander away from home and get lost. Wandering is one of the biggest risks for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and is a comm...
Are you cut out for caregiving? Is Alzheimer's disease within your midst, prodding thoughts on how best to soothe your degenerating parent? Whether the latter resides with you, or at assisted-living o...
What is pain? An uncomfortable feeling that tells you that something may be wrong Your body's way of sending a warning to your brainIs Pain a problem? Pain is a major health care crisis in the U...
Home Decorating Tips - Have you ever thought that home decorating is expensive and difficult? Not true...! To decorate your home for you to be comfortable in and admired by your neighbours only ...