You get along fine with Mom and Dad. You have your life, and they have theirs. You do what you want and so do they. Sometimes that means your parents spend their entire day doing nothing more than sitting around
Paralysis, lowered mobility, and other physical challenges make it difficult for older adults to get in and out of their clothes. At Silverts, we believe getting seniors dressed should be the least of a caregiver’s struggles. That’s why people all
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A new philosophy around the support of people with changing cognitive abilities is needed; dementia patients are especially prone to the harms of stigma, stereotype, and segregation. Below, Dr. Al Power proposes a manifesto for all
Assisting parents who are willing to relocate out of the family home and into a more elder-friendly environment is one thing. Expect an altogether different experience when Mom and Dad dig in their heels and refuse to move.
When home-safety is
You already know the basics of researching vacation spots and booking a hotel room. And, if you’re thinking that it might be nice to invite your dear old Mom to join you this year, there are additional details to consider.
There is no doubt a good night’s sleep is beneficial for the body — it’s how we restore our energy levels and reset our minds for the next day. When we don’t get enough truly restful sleep, our mood as
Home care is now needed – for you or someone you could care for – and you have decided to contact a local agency rather than hire someone yourself. Daily tasks like shopping for groceries, cooking, bathing, laundry, and keeping
Every 11 seconds, a senior American needs treatment in the emergency room for a fall. More worrying is that every 19 minutes, a senior will die as the result of a fall.
While this can be life changing for some people,
I have had some interesting experiences in my years speaking about Alzheimer’s and other forms of cognitive change. One thing that has surprised me is that the articles written about me—or those that quote me—can generate a very strong and