April 30, 2018

Understanding how weather changes affect the elderly, especially those with dementia, is important to ensure that [loved ones] are comfortable all season long.

With summer fast approaching, it is important to make sure that your elderly loved ones are ready for the clim...

April 23, 2018

To prevent a loved one from wandering and promote safe walking, you first need to define what they are trying to achieve or where they want to go.

I have spent my career as a nurse practitioner working with people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. My...

The VA provides nursing home care and other long-term care -- also called "extended care" -- for many veterans.

Who's eligible for VA nursing home benefits?

Those eligible for VA nursing home or non-institutional long-term care include:

  • Veterans with a service-connect...

Medicaid, the nation's public health insurance program for low-income people, now covers nearly 60 million Americans, including many working families...

Medicaid is a vital program that provides needed medical services, including adult day care, in-home care and even nu...

Fortunately, the availability of assistive technology and a variety of gadgets can help to make everyday tasks easier for elderly people with dementia. 

Every 67 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

It's a shocking statistic, but it's on...

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