Dealing with Dementia Agitation? Try These Strategies to Restore Calm

February 19, 2020

Agitation is one of the more challenging hurdles to overcome when dealing with dementia, and can be exceedingly frustrating for family members to manage. One of the keys is in taking steps to handle agitation before it is felt and conveyed by the older adult, which involves keeping tabs on what has triggered these feelings in the past, and creating a home environment in which those stimulants are eliminated or minimized. [Read More...]

The Connection Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Vision and How to Help

February 12, 2020

The complicated steps required to enable us to see are mind-boggling. In the blink of an eye, our brains can take transmitted information on the environment around us, interpret that information based on input from other senses, memories, and thoughts, and then create an understanding of the information to make us aware of what we are seeing. [Read More...]

Caring for a Family Member? Resolve to Care for Yourself Too with These Tips

December 16, 2019

Senior woman backpacking and exploring If you’re among the 8% of Americans who actually accomplish their New Year’s resolution goals, well done! However, if you are like most of us, you have given up well before even turning the calendar page to February. Although without a doubt it’s commendable to strive to improve ourselves by resolving to lose 10 pounds or eat healthier, for busy family caregivers, there are many truly meaningful, attainable goals that will inspire hope and improve life all through the year. [Read More...]

5 Tips to Assist in Protecting Elderly Parents’ Finances

December 5, 2019

A senior woman with her daughter online purchasing together One of the toughest struggles  and care for seniors is acknowledging the necessity for help with financial matters. Personal finances are both extremely personal and a representation of our independence, and adult children especially can often be met with opposition when stepping into the financial arena with their senior parents. [Read More...]

Senior Living Foundation Pays for Care Management

December 1, 2019

Senior Living Foundation of the American Foreign Service assists in paying for Care Management The Senior Living Foundation of the American Foreign Service is helping the aging population of the Foreign Service by assisting with paying for Care Management services. If you or your loved one has worked for the Foreign Service, they may be entitled to assistance through their non-profit. [Read More...]