How COVID-19 Impacts COPD Care – And Resources to Help

Those diagnosed with COPD have needed to remain especially vigilant since the COVID-19 pandemic started, as they are likely at both a much higher risk for contracting the virus as well as for developing more serious complications because of this. A current study published by the European Respiratory Journal reported that people with COPD were more likely to be admitted to the ICU, require ventilator care, and succumb to the virus compared to those without the disease. [Read More...]

Dementia Support During COVID-19: Challenges and Solutions

Loneliness. Confusion. Isolation. These feelings are getting to be common for a number of us during the COVID-19 pandemic, but once you factor in the element of Alzheimer’s, the challenges and frustrations are elevated to an entirely new level, especially for family caregivers providing dementia support. [Read More...]

Aging Parents Who Expect Too Much: Try These Tips

In an ideal world, we could perfectly compartmentalize our caregiving duties, staying with a routine that met the needs of our aging parents, while enabling the time needed to take care of our wide variety of other responsibilities. But needless to say, life doesn’t adhere to our desired script, and contradicting needs are common when caring for senior loved ones. [Read More...]