Your loved one with dementia can not always communicate with you the way she once did. While you made the best decision possible for her, moving her into a memory care community, it may still feel like a challenge to stay updated on her progress and health from miles away. Thankfully, the dementia care plan is a way for you to stay in the loop about what your loved one needs and prefers as she ages in her supportive environment.
A care plan is an interdisciplinary approach to the care of your loved one. However, the care plan isn’t just for the community’s clinicians or staff members. Here are a few things that your loved one wishes that you knew about her care plan.
After a long and sometimes dark winter, you might feel inspired to make changes to enhance your health. If that is the case, read on to find out how you can rejuvenate your life this spring. Whether you're living in a senior community already, living independently, living with a family member, or caring for one, these spring health tips are worth taking into account.
You may break out in a sweat at the very thought of discussing senior living with your parents. But even if they are fiercely independent, avoiding this emotionally loaded topic is not in anyone’s best interests, especially if their health is on the wane. Resources for families who need guidance through these difficult conversations can be hard to find. With that in mind, we’ve come up this guide to help you talk to your parents about senior living options.
Although there’s nothing like being outside on a crispy, cold day, playing in the snow with the grandkids, cold weather can be hard on you if you are over 65. So, to keep you outside as much and as safely as possible, we’ve prepared this handy senior wellness guide on how to hold your own in winter weather.