Monthly Archives: April 2015

Family caregiver tools that make life simpler for Mom, Dad and you

Sometimes it is the simplest everyday tasks that challenge caregivers and their aging parents the most. Caregiver tools can make life easier for everyone. I use this simple tool almost daily to help my elderly clients get out of my car. We know that incontinence accidents can happen. This item protects car upholstery and saves loved […]

Dementia and Wandering – Help for Families of Aging Adults

Wandering, sometimes referred to as “elopement” is a very real concern to families of loved ones living with dementia. Spouses, partners, adult children often are committed to keeping their family member at home for as long as possible. As dementia progresses reality is distorted and “home” may have a different definition for the person with […]

Dementia, caregiving and memories

I spend a lot of time with elderly residents and caregivers in assisted living and memory care communities where social interactions and activities are limited. Music, television, puzzles and games help folks pass time. Visitors, especially adult children and grandchildren, are usually a special source of pleasure and joy. A great way to spend quality time together […]