The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has several programs and resources for senior vets and their spouses that you may not have known about. These resources range from benefits to pay for care to free training programs for caregivers.
The Best 5 iPad Apps For Working With People With Dementia – Active! [VIDEO]
The Best 5 iPad Apps For Working With People With Dementia – Active! [VIDEO]. Alive! is a UK charity founded in 2009 and now working to provide stimulating activities in over 200 care homes and day centres across the South and South West of England. Alive!’s work with iPads has allowed older people to become more involved in shaping the activities themselves, creating sessions which are specific to each participant
The Value of Financial Literacy With nearly 20 percent of Americans living beyond their means, education about personal finance is critical. Research indicates that teaching finance to students yields greater money-management skills that carry well into
I returned home from an extended business trip last night and, as I feared, I’m not sure my beloved Dad remembered me. As Alzheimer’s continues to slowly take over his brain, Daddy’s ability to remember key people in his life has been fading. But there are two people he still knows without fail. I guess I should say two souls really, because one is his dog, Jackson. The other is the love of his life, Patricia – my Mom. Dad …
Care needs for those with Alzheimer’s disease can change as the stages of the disease progress. Creating a plan soon after diagnosis will help ensure that care requests from your loved one are considered and incorporated into their life with Alzheimer’s.
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