Health Care

I remember reading an article by CNN some years ago titled ‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’. Initially I thought it was a bit over the top when it came to elderly care while they’re in the hospital. Unfortunately, they weren’t far from the mark, and did touch upon some […]

In my previous article talking about reasons to consider assisted living, I advocated checking into them to see if it might be a place for your loved one as they get older and need more help. It was more about the needs for assisted living and the potential emotions associated with it by potential residents. […]

The hardest conversation anyone has with their elderly parents is when the time comes to talk about assisted living of any kind. Unfortunately, for the majority of us it’s a conversation that we can’t ignore for a number of reasons. Windsor Senior Living via Compfight It’s not only hard on our elders but on us […]

My mother has always had trouble sleeping. Once she was diagnosed as having dementia that didn’t necessarily change so much. She took a lot of naps during the day, but she wasn’t sleeping through the night. I tried a lot of things to get her to sleep, but nothing seemed to work. If Mom didn’t […]

My mother has dementia, not Alzheimer’s. At least not yet, since Alzheimer’s can’t be determined until someone passes away. I’m of the opinion that my mother has dementia because she was stressed most of her life, a lot of that before I came around. I know few of the details of what gave Mom stressed […]

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