Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible rather than move into a nursing home. For many families, this means eventually hiring a caregiver to look after an aging relative. There are two main ways to hire someone: directly or through a home health agency. Caregivers for Hire: Hiring Directly When you…
A new study reveals that 60 percent of family members who were taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease exhibited symptoms of depression that worsened over time
It is easy to burn out when you are responsible for providing full-time care to an aging or disabled loved one.
Assisted living facilities and nursing homes are long-term housing and care options for older adults. Although people sometimes use the terms assisted living and nursing home synonymously, they are distinct.
Checklist of questions for assisted living and continuing care communities.
For the first time in more than 10 years, Medicare Part B enrollees will see some of their costs decline.
Although Alzheimer’s disease accounts for many dementia cases, other types of dementia are distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.
Although caring for people with dementia can be challenging, a variety of resources can help caregivers assist their loved ones.