Hospice Care to Support Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
If you are a caregiver of a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related form of dementia, you know firsthand the debilitating impact caused by this disease.
Get the Facts About Flu Shots
Every fall we receive questions about the flu shot from the older adults and their adult children we work with in Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland.
Hospice Can Help Prevent Unnecessary Hospital Readmissions
Families who are caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness often struggle to keep them from being admitted and re-admitted to the hospital. Some of the symptoms and pain caused by their terminal diagnosis are very difficult for family caregivers to manage without help.
Celebrating Grandparents’ Day
As the age of the population climbs, there are more grandparents alive today than ever before. The U.S. Census Bureau predicts one in five people will be over the age of 65 by the time we reach the year 2030. It will mark the first time in history when there are more people over the age of 65 than children under age of five in the U.S.
Normal Aging or Early Alzheimer’s? 4 Tips for Adult Children
Occasionally memory lapses happen to everyone. All of us have found ourselves in the grocery store thinking we have our carefully written list in hand, but it really is lying on the counter at home next to the dripping sink.
Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care?
When you or a senior loved one receives a diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, there are many kinds of fears that occur. For most people, one big concern is how they will pay for medical expenses.