Caring for the Caregiver
We hear this often: “My husband is the person with Alzheimer’s, but now I’m the one in the hospital!” Such a situation is all too common. The effects of caregiving on health and well-being are staggering.
If you are a caregiving spouse between the ages of 66 and 96 and are experiencing mental or emotional strain, you have a risk of dying that is 63 percent higher than that of people your age who are not caregivers.
Senior loneliness is a disease that can and should be treated. But how?
We live in an age where we can communicate with friends and family members across the country and around the globe with a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a smart phone screen.
However, despite advances in communications technology and the increasing connections it brings, research indicates that, as a society, we are lonelier than we have ever been. Perhaps no other age group feels the keen sting of loneliness more than the elderly…
When is it time for Assisted Living?
Out with the old days of nursing homes and hospital beds and in with the new of day of vibrant living and new experiences! Senior living has had a major upgrade.
If you answer “yes” to four or more of the questions on our CHECKLIST, senior living might be the perfect next step for your loved one…