end of life choices
I know you have heard or seen a lot about the risk of a fall. It seems like the smallest of worries when you are dealing with concerns over personal and financial safety. However, it looms as one thing that changes EVERYTHING for many of the clients with which I work. It was also the […]
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 […]
When do you decide to stop following certain health care recommendations?
I’d love to have the option to choose an ending on my terms.
We avoid this conversation, but I know the guilt caregivers feel when they aren’t sure if they are doing the right thing for their loved ones. It’s time for us to start having the discussion about end of life wishes since 9 out of 10 American’s will need someone to speak on our behalf before […]
For those with dementia, managing the death of a loved one can be especially cruel.
There are a few ways to help a loved one with no short term memory process grief. Dementia is a cruel beast.