Traveling with Alzheimer’s can be a challenge for both parties. It can seem impossible to prepare for is you are the captain of this trip. Setting it up, planning it out, and make it happen without a hiccup is up to you. It can also be scary to be the person traveling with dementia. Even
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Dementia caregiving is no easy task. The anger, fear, and confusion that is coupled with dementia often means aggressive and unexpected behaviors from suffering dementia patients. Especially when the disease has reached mid to late stage, behavioral problems become prevalent and for many caregivers, difficult to cope with. Here are a few do’s & don’t
Getting older is a challenge, but there is so much to look forward to. Before you can go all out and enjoy the best of life, you need to make sure that all of your ducks are in a row. That means setting up your late life essentials. Items like a living will, senior care
Long-term care is not cheap. As a matter of fact, it’s normally 60% or more of the average American household income. Although this is true, you can find different mediums of helping yourself, or a loved one, supplement the cost of assisted living. To help you understand what you are getting into, we are going
The world of senior care is often covered in a cloud of confusion for those trying to help their loved one get care they need. This is because of the extremely close nature of the disease that being tended to. On top of that, elderly care involves the people who aren’t suffering from any disease
Making the decision for assisted living is hard enough. From recognizing the signs to finding the perfect time to reach out for help, making the decision for assisted living is almost impossible to get right. Luckily, there are signs that you can pay attention to that will help you answer the major question at hand,
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is a challenge. There are no two ways around that statement. No matter how your loved one is at the start, the slow progression of the disease will eventually lead to a challenging lifestyle of care and comfort. Most of the time, children of those affected by the disease want
Senior care options are tricky to navigate, especially when you don’t know where to start. For many people who are just starting to care for a senior, not knowing is more common than not. Luckily, there are a variety of senior care options for your loved one. That means you can start to weigh your options based on the type of care you need while skipping what you don’t.
Knowing is half the battle. In this blog we’ll be discussing 8 major senior care options and the level of care they can provide.
Although dementia is a disease, the pathophysiology of dementia dictates that there are multiple forms of the same disease. They can even result from entirely different events. The two most common forms of dementia are vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia by far. Other common forms of dementia are Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, and other neurological conditions.
It’s no secret: long-term care is expensive. Costs will vary greatly between facilities and locations, but the average annual cost for nursing homes is $97,455 per year. If you’re not quite at the point of needing a nursing home and you’re taking care of your senior loved one at home, start preparing now so that you’ll have the necessary funds when the day does come.
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