Bathing can be a difficult and stressful task for those with dementia. Learn tips and strategies for making the process easier, including respecting privacy and dignity, understanding daily needs, and promoting independence.
Being a caregiver for a family member with diabetes can be challenging, especially when it comes to managing low blood sugar. Learn the signs, causes, and treatment options in this comprehensive guide.
Learn how early discharge is affecting up to 600,000 Medicare recipients and what can be done to protect vulnerable patients.
Ensure that your loved one receives the best care possible by developing a strong line of communication with their home health care provider. Learn how to establish clear expectations, create a care notebook, and monitor the work of the caregiver to ensure that your loved one's needs are met.
Find ways to incorporate "me time" into your routine, whether it's through hobbies, exercise, or spending time with loved ones. Don't be afraid to ask for help and support from friends and family, and remember that it's okay to take a break and recharge.
Dementia and vision problems (visoperceptual difficulties) may occur for various reasons and can present differently in each individual. These "vision problems" may include illusions, misperceptions, misidentifications, and even hallucinations.
Being a family caregiver for an aging parent can be challenging and emotionally taxing. Here are 10 tips for dealing with difficult aging parents and taking care of yourself in the process