Liz Barlowe discusses how people often wait until too late to address aging decisions and issues, and the best ways to be proactive and avoid crisis altogether.
Understanding the Stages of Dementia Can Help You Provide Better Care by Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW, Aging Life Care Association™ Member Dementia is a progressive and often times, heart-breaking disease. Though every individual is different, there are three primary stages of dementia, each with its own unique set of symptoms. Different care strategies for … Continue reading Understanding the Stages of Dementia
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?
By Suzanne Modigliani, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Geriatricians have a special understanding of the aging process and chronic illness. Aging adults in the care of a geriatrician are fortunate to have that focused knowledge and skill set working for them. But once a patient … Continue reading What Every Geriatrician Needs to Know
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?