He is staring right at me but somehow things feel a little “off.” There is tension in his eyes as though he is struggling to remember who I am. He is at a loss for words to explain what is going on.
He is my father, my go-to person for everything—guidance, love, support and comfort.
Debunking Misconceptions of Hospice CareNovember 16, 2017Beth Lueders #Caregiving #Caregiver Help
“There’s really no task too big or inconvenient that I wouldn’t do to help my clients,” says Adams. “It may be something small to me, but to them it can be very meaningful. Aging can be hard when you can no longer do things for yourself. I like helping others maintain their dignity, even when things get tough.”
All U.S. military veterans may be entitled to VA health and financial assistance such as pensions, healthcare, disability compensation, insurance, home loans, education and vocational training. Specific VA health benefits for older veterans include:
Derived from “hospes,” our modern-day word “hospice” is known as a place for the dying or the practice of end-of-life care.
Stroke is now the No. 2 cause of death worldwide, with someone on this planet experiencing a stroke every two seconds. October 29 marks World Stroke Day, which aims to educate people about the risk factors and signs of a stroke to reduce the stroke mortality rate.October 26, 2017Hilary Young #Health Living
When people envision a bully, they think about a young kid or adolescent picking on someone smaller than them. What happens when an adult becomes the victim of bullying?October 24, 2017Hilary Young #Aging
What is the difference between physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT)?October 19, 2017Beth Lueders #Health Living #Pain Management
Hearing loss affects more than 48 million Americans. The National Institutes of Health estimates that a third of U.S. adults age 65-74 and up to half of adults over age 75 have measurable hearing impairment.October 17, 2017Beth Lueders #Aging #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support
After spending years as a middle school teacher, Burney learned not to take certain behaviors personally. In the same way he discovered that catching someone passing a note in class wasn’t a reflection of his teaching skills, through caregiving he has learned not to take client irritability to heart.October 12, 2017Hilary Young #Caregiver Help #Caregiving #Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care & Support