Caregiving can be one of life’s most rewarding tasks, but it can also be tough going. And it’s important to remember that caregiving begins with taking care of yourself. Download and print out these illustrated, inspirational quotes to keep handy when you need a lift or when you want a reminder about what’s most important…. Read More
Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes: What’s the difference?
By: Claire Samuels, staff writer Senior living communities come in many shapes and sizes, and there’s no universal approach for aging loved ones. Many people think of “senior living” and “nursing home” as synonymous, but over the past 30 years the terms have grown apart, and “nursing home” isn’t the senior care catch-all it used… Read More
What does it mean when we talk about dementia stages? Simply put, dividing the course of dementia into stages gives medical professionals and caregivers alike a yardstick by which we can measure the progress of a person’s cognitive health or decline, and from there, determine a course of treatment appropriate to their condition. Often, the… Read More