November has been officially named Family Caregiver Month! To celebrate, we are excited to offer you some free tools for guiding conversations about health and care with your current and prospective clients and families. They’re Family Education Guides, and they’re available free here compliments of OnCourse Learning, one of the top providers of health… Read more »
A colleague sent me a link to this excellent article today and I wanted to pass it on – it’s a great window into the psychosocial challenges family caregivers face, in addition to the daunting tasks that often face the caregiver. So many times I’ve talked with families about the value of their emotional… Read more »
I’ve been hearing about it more and more frequently: first responders taking training in working with individuals with dementia. Today, I ran across a news article that reinforced not only the need but the interest on the part of emergency workers for this type of training. Of course, it got me thinking…what might happen… Read more »
Elder abuse may not be a crisis in the U.S. today, but in a rapidly aging society it has the potential to become one.