A Day in the Life of Dementia

The indignity of aging: Predatory Home Service Providers

The indignity of aging: Predatory Home Service Providers

Sadly, some companies are taking advantage of their elders.

I’m ready to die

I’m ready to die

I’d love to have the option to choose an ending on my terms.

Mom is back in the hospital

Mom is back in the hospital

When the primary caregiver fails, it’s really hard to quickly pick up the pieces. In this case, Mom has been caring for Dad with Alzheimer’s, but now Mom has health issues that landed her in the hospital. If the caregiver ends up in the hospital, the mad scramble from Plan B begins.  Most families are […]

Driving, Dementia, and the Right to Drive

Driving, Dementia, and the Right to Drive

Kids want their parents to be safe, and their parents want to maintain their independence.

What to look for in a Memory Care Community

The 5 things to look for in a memory care community before moving a loved one.

Embracing the Suck of Dementia

Another tool for the caregiving toolkit is to “embrace the suck”

The finality of the funeral

The finality of the funeral

For those with dementia, managing the death of a loved one can be especially cruel.