Retirement

Practical Tips for the Long-Distance Caregiver

These days, many more families are moving further away from each other, whether for work, education or family. Despite this, new technologies available make it easier than ever to connect with loved ones who live further away. As parents age, however, adult children tend to move closer to where their loved one lives. While some move closer as their parents begin to age, preparing to serve as a caregiver, some remain distanced where they are.

Successful Dementia Communication Tips for Couples

When your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, a lot can change. From a wide range of emotions that can include everything from confusion and anger to physical challenges like an increase in needs and lessened ability to get around, dementia can be rough for couples to handle. But even aside from all the physical and emotional changes, communication may also be altered. 

Assisted Living Benefits That Home Care Can’t Offer

Given the choice, most of us would prefer to stay in our own homes as long as possible – or even longer. If you have an older loved one who needs some support to stay well, receiving medical care or custodial support in the home may seem like the ideal choice. However, experts in the senior living field agree that seniors experience overall better quality of life, and that families have more peace of mind, when they move to an assisted living community.

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