Memory disorders, such as dementia and Alzheimer’s, are a growing fear as we live longer and longer as a population. Dementia affects 5% of the older population alone and can often lead to Alzheimer’s or other neurodegenerative issues. Memory disorders are a scary concept and, when your relative is diagnosed,
It’s all good and well figuring out what we need to be happy during our time on earth. But remember, life can’t always be all fun and games. We have responsibilities to our friends, family, and wider society. Take your parents, for example. While they’ll be proud of the life
If you have an elderly relative who is at risk living alone, you might be thinking that nursing homes are the only alternative and they can alone keep your loved one safe. In fact, you will pay the price and reduce the quality of your relative’s life by taking away
Taking care of an elderly person is a rewarding experience. It’s also a tough one. Maybe you’ve decided to start doing some volunteer work at an elderly care facility. Perhaps you’ve made the decision to move in with an elderly loved one, or to move them into your own home.