While some facilities are stand-alone solutions for memory care patients, others will offer care that is already integrated into existing facilities that cover more than just the memory care sector.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of behavioral conditions that include challenges with social skills, speech, and nonverbal communication as well as repetitive behaviors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now estimate that autism affects 1 in 59 children in the United States.
Mid-life and older Americans are becoming more digitally connected than ever before.
Now that digital technology, the Internet, email, and social media are so pervasive, transnational criminal organizations are “all in” to defraud the elderly.
All people living with dementia should make plans with their family and attorney in the early stages of disease progression as to how they want to be handled medically in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s.
Elder law expertise becomes crucial when we get older. We’re living longer, healthier lives – but nobody knows when we, or those whom we love, will get too sick to make decisions or to live independently.
How the caregiver is paid is important. It may not be possible to pay a caregiver a lump sum of money, and instead should only involve an hourly payment arrangement. The hourly rate must match the type of care being provided, and the experience level of the caregiver.
There are a variety of new options emerging in security technology that can improve resident security in senior living facilities.
The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports that Telehealth is revolutionizing veteran care and providing high-quality treatment for them.
Posted by: Jennifer A. Johnson A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one. These meetings are beneficial for helping to keep all family members informed of decisions that need to be made, changes in diagnosis or prognosis, and help to ensure that all family members [...]