What are the early signs of dementia?

What are the early signs of dementia?

Dementia is a term used to describe a variety of symptoms affecting cognitive functioning – thought, memory, and reason. For a person with dementia – it tends to get worse over time. Dementia occurs when nerve cells in a person’s brain stop working....
Caregiver Tips: Defeating Falls

Caregiver Tips: Defeating Falls

Nothing is scarier to a caregiver of a loved one than to watch them fall and feeling helpless. Rushing to their side and hoping they are not injured is all we can do in the moment. 1 in 4 people over 65 falls each year. Falls for older adults means more injury (such...
I am a caregiver. What do I need to know?

I am a caregiver. What do I need to know?

I am a caregiver. What do I need to know to be of assistance to my loved one? A caregiver is an individual providing help, support, and/or assistance to someone who is either temporarily or permanently unable to function, or someone who can function but not optimally....