Financial Abuse and Exploitation is on the rise. It comes in many forms. The most common victims are our aging loved ones. A great tool to help you and your loved ones protect themselves is the AARP Guide for Families. I was able to sit down and speak with Angela Baker, an attorney and certified… Continue reading Financial Abuse and Exploitation
A top priority for people as they age is to remain living in the comfort of their own home. This is where they feel the most comfortable. Most aging adults, if given the option, wish to remain in their home, living independently for as long as possible. One of the most important aspects of being… Continue reading Safety at Home for Aging in Place
As we age, many people start to wonder if they are starting to have signs of Dementia or Alzheimer's. How do you know if it is just a regular part of aging, or something more? A great tool for this is Brain Health as You Age: A Practical Guide to Maintenance and Prevention. I had… Continue reading Is It Dementia Or Normal Aging?
It can be a difficult task to care for an aging loved one. A major concern when the caregiver burden is not shared is caregiver burnout. While it is not talked about enough, it is a very real risk. A great tool to help you when caring for your aging loved one is this Family… Continue reading Sharing the Elderly Caregiver Burden
Recently, I had the privilege to sit down with Sue Clewis, an Aging Life Care Manager with Golden Pond Elder Care Strategies, for an interview. She has a Master's in therapeutic recreation as well as a minor in gerontology and experience working with families. She was able to give some great tips on how tools… Continue reading Alzheimer’s Dementia: Keeping Engaged
As our loved ones get older, you may notice warning signs that .their ability to care for themselves and manage daily tasks to start to falter. Additionally, it doesn't mean that they won’t be able to continue living independently. Click HERE to find out more about making a plan for your Loved Ones future care.… Continue reading Warning Signs Your Love One Needs Added Care
Introducing the idea of an in home health care assistant may be a difficult conversation to have. Learn how this Family Caregiver Checklist can help you communicate with your loved one effectively and without conflict. (Friends: The links in this post are affiliate links. The Aging Authority will be compensated when you make a purchase… Continue reading Future Care: An Open Conversation
Many people desire to keep their loved ones at home. However caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia is very challenging to manage in the home setting. One of the biggest challenges is that it is very exhausting for the caregiver. (Friends: The links in this post are affiliate links. The Aging… Continue reading Caring for Alzheimer’s and Dementia in the Home