If you are going to visit someone in the nursing home, skip the flowers, potted plants, and candy. Instead, give them a gift that won't potentially activate a roommate's allergies, require special care, or go against their dietary restrictions. Take one of the following gift ideas for something that they will enjoy, use, and appreciate: 1. Digital picture frames.
- The days of a quiet, passive retirement are over. Today's 60 is the new 40, and that means that you can look forward to many years of active living. Yet what can you do when your career has reached its end? Sure, you may have dreamed about long days sitting in front of the TV when you were younger, but you know now that this would never be fulfilling. As you prepare f
- Caring for a loved one who has dementia is often a full-time job. You may be their main source of support, meaning that you must constantly watch over them and care for their physical needs. Over time this could begin to take its toll on you, perhaps making you feel tired and beginning to experience depression. That's why it's so important for you to
- If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's, they may need more care than you can provide them. In this situation, you may be looking into placing them in an assisted living facility. However, those with Alzheimer's have different needs than those with other conditions. Here are a few factors you should consider when looking for a care facility for someone with Alzheimer
- One of the most challenging and heartbreaking discussions you may ever have with your aging parents or elderly grandparents is one about leaving their home and moving into an assisted living facility. For many older folks, their home has been a part of their lives for many years and it filled with memories that have helped to sustain their outlook on life. The discuss