Federal Research Grant awarded to BAI

Many of our elder law clients and families are coping with a dementia diagnosis and several have … [Read more...]

A Growing National Crisis: the Family Caregiver

One of the most frequent statements I made to family caregivers when I was working in hospice was, … [Read more...]

Skilled Maintenance Services Covered Under Medicare

  As I still see skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies applying the … [Read more...]

Critical Conversations

You may be aware of a recent event in the news whereby a nurse at an independent living facility … [Read more...]

. . . And a Good Time was had by All!

Last Thursday we celebrated our move to City North in Phoenix by hosting a reception. We wanted to … [Read more...]

Adult Day Care Can Make a Difference

Dad’s been living with you since Mom died a year ago. You notice that he seems to be having … [Read more...]

Sandwich Generation Caregivers

Two articles highlight the issues faced by family caregivers "sandwiched" between the needs of their … [Read more...]

Two Articles about Caregiving

This week I’ve come across two articles about caregiving, one a cautionary tale, the other about … [Read more...]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The International Network for the Prevention of Elder … [Read more...]

Seniors Can Choose Wisely

I learned something valuable working in the hospice field for many years – not all medical tests are … [Read more...]

World Health Organization Focus on Aging

The theme of World Health Day this past Saturday was “Good health adds life to years.” … [Read more...]

Bullying: Elders Are Victims Too

Bullying as it relates to young people is back in the news thanks in part to the recent school … [Read more...]

Medication Misuse

I attended an inservice at Home Instead Senior Care in Phoenix on medication misuse presented by … [Read more...]

Innovations in Dementia Care

Providing meaningful stimulation to an elder with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging even for … [Read more...]