“I think with the holidays it’s really important for us to take a practical approach and really adjust our expectations,” said Ruth Drew, director of family and information services at the Alzheimer’s Association.”Maybe there are traditions in the family but they’re more of burden than a blessing.” For a person with even advanced Alzheimer’s disease, […]
My mother is relatively healthy. She still works a full-time job and drives herself to work everyday. She is also a paraplegic. So when she fell out of her wheelchair and broke her leg a couple of years ago, I was worried.
I have seen a number of elderly seniors who have undergone hip replacements. The typical thread of events usually goes like this:
I recently read an excellent blog post from the Parenting Our Parents organization about geriatric depression. Shortly after reading that I ran across a new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society that concluded:
This last weekend, I had an employee contact me early in the morning to tell me that her car had broken down and she could not get to one of our elderly client’s house. With such short notice I could not find anyone else to go out and help the client so I went to […]