The Annals of Internal Medicine reported on Age-Associated Financial Vulnerability: An Emerging Public Health Issue back in 2015. They define “AAFV as a pattern of financial behavior that places an older adult at substantial risk for a considerable loss of resources, such that dramatic changes in quality of life would result, and that is inconsistent with previous […]
For those of us caring for loved ones with dementia, we are often fighting a battle to honor their wishes and ensure the best life they can lead. My mother started joking about how we should take her out in my early 20s. I lived near my parents and saw them two and three times […]
Yesterday was my son’s college graduation. As I drove up, I struggled to shake the feeling of loss that swept over me as I faced another big event without my parents. Since they both battled different forms of dementia, it is a blessing they are no longer on this earth, but how I miss them […]
I finally learned that my honesty was hurting my Mother with Dementia. Here are two things every family caregiver should know.
Small changes you make can mean a lot for you and your loved ones.
It’s time we prioritized fighting back against those individuals that prey on older adults.
It took me nearly two decades to realize how much my mom hated the hospital. DOH!