A New Kind of Employment Discrimination?

More and more employees are finding that they need to take time away from their jobs to care for … [Read more...]

Remember the Caregivers During this Holiday Season

Thoughts of the upcoming holidays encourage many of us to anticipate spending time with family and … [Read more...]

Meeting the Person With Dementia Where She Is

Those of us who work with seniors experiencing dementia have long been counseled to meet our … [Read more...]

Holiday Planning for Loved Ones With Dementia

Is it just me, or is the holiday message louder and more assertive every year?  And if I feel that … [Read more...]

Understanding and Managing Aggression and Violence in the Dementia Patient

An article in the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute February 2014 Family and Community Services … [Read more...]

Advances in Technology Will Allow Baby Boomers More Independence As They Age

I have a colleague who lives in Phoenix. Both of her parents, who reside in Minnesota, have … [Read more...]

Creating a Caregiving Corps

An article in the most recent BIFOCAL, which is the Journal of the American Bar Association's … [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...]

Home Care Benefits for Holocaust Survivors

The Claims Conference was founded in 1951 for the purpose of negotiating with the German  government … [Read more...]

Elder Care and the Benefits of Family Meetings

“When It’s Time to Huddle,” is a May 11, 2013 Wall Street Journal article by Kelly Greene. It … [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...]

Medication Misuse

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