Caring for someone with a dementia can test even the strongest of relationships. The anxiety, agitation and erratic behavior often associated with dementia may be hard for a spouse or adult child to understand or manage. Aging Life Care Professionals™ work with families to find solutions to these challenges and to help them understand their … Continue reading Is Dementia Hurting Your Relationships?
Caring for an aging loved one can be a stressful, emotional rollercoaster. Add to that the responsibility of honoring your dying mother’s wishes that your father not be placed in a living facility, and you may find yourself pulling out your hair. That’s how Sally felt when she finally met Aging Life Care Professional™ Steve … Continue reading Finding the Right Caregiver Makes a Difference
by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy We all have bouts of forgetfulness. We drive past the exit we wanted, we forget the name of a neighbor we have known for years, or we go to the market and buy everything but the milk … Continue reading Worried About Your Memory? Is it Dementia? Alzheimer’s?