Tips for Managing Parents with Dementia

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

It’s hard to make these choices for someone else.

No good deed goes unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished

It took some time for me to figure out how to help my parents with dementia AND avoid conflict

That checkbook equals independence

That checkbook equals independence

Work in tandem with a loved one to help instead of just taking away the checkbook.

Older Adults are More Trustin’

I was surprised to find a report from UCLA that concluded “Older people, more than younger adults, may fail to interpret an untrustworthy face as potentially dishonest, the study shows. The reason for this, the UCLA life scientists found, seems to be that a brain region called the anterior insula, which is linked to disgust […]

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

What we think we know, just ain’t so. It helps to recognize that when caring for a loved one with dementia.

Don’t Dread the Move to Assisted Living

Don’t Dread the Move to Assisted Living

I was surprised to find my parents were happier after they moved to Assisted Living.

Turn on your Long Term Care Insurance Now

Turn on your Long Term Care Insurance Now

Don’t delay to start claiming your long term care insurance … use it or lose it.