Tag: Home health aide

8. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease

If a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease and you will be the primary caregiver, there’s much you need to know, both about how to care for the person with the condition and about how to care for yourself. More than half of the people with Alzheimer’s disease are cared for

Independent Living to Dependent Living: A Staged Approach

Independent Living to Dependent Living: A Staged Approach

Anticipating how your needs will change with aging can be daunting, but taking measures to plan for those changes can make the eventual transition from independence to dependence smoother. Careful planning can also potentially prolong your independent living, allowing for more of your needs to be met inside your home.
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From the Editor: A Home Away from Home…

This month’s issue includes pointers to help you select a nursing home. It’s useful information even if you’re in good health, since any of us could need nursing home care at short notice due to an emergency or following surgery. You can’t apply for placement in advance, but having a

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