World Alzheimer's Month- What is it? It's a time set aside by the Alzheimer's Association to highlight Alzheimer's and other dementias.Why? 35 million people worldwide are affected by dementia. Maybe you know a few of those people. United together, we can accomplish more in the fight against dementia....Read Full Post read more..
Tips on How To Cope With Elder's Eating Problems
Often, whether from physical problems or lack of appetite, eating loses its appeal to frail elders. Regardless of the reason their loved one has for not eating well, caregivers can be stressed by the situation. We know the value of nutrition. We know the feeling of hunger. We want to help them stay nourished. read more..
Time to examine Medicare Plans
DEAR READERS: Whether for yourself or to assist your parents or other elders, it’s time to review Medicare options if you want to make changes from the 2012 policies. Medicare annual open enrollment begins Oct. 15 with new benefit choices taking place Jan. 2013. read more..