Kim Estes, senior vice president of clinical services, writes about issues that affect men and women as they age. From planning for long-term care to getting more sleep, this is your one-stop-shop for all things aging.
Wandering creates one of the biggest concerns I hear about from dementia caregivers. Fear that someone in your care will get lost is not an unreasonable. According to the Alzheimer’s ... Read more
Most people are exceedingly uncomfortable talking about the end of life and it’s understandable, of course. Our society emphasizes youth and anti-aging, which further discourages thinking about later life, let ... Read more
The doctor says your 70-year-old mother is “exhibiting symptoms of middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease with moderately severe decline, with co-morbidities including diabetes and hypertension.” The caseworker recommends “initial respite care and ... Read more