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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver

Posted On 21 Feb 2017 http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2-24-14-caregiver-questions-to-as/ By : Sarah Stevenson Are you ready for the demands, responsibilities – and rewards – of becoming your parent’s caregiver? Ask yourself these questions first. Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver It’s an all-too-familiar scenario for millions of adults: Dad and Mom are getting older and can no longer complete their day-to-day… Read More

Show Your Eyes Some Love

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, and the entire month of February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration/Low Vision Awareness Month. Members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology recently issued a set of tips consumers can use to show their eyes some love. Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among… Read More

Confusion and Forgetfulness: The Right Diagnosis Is Important

Carolyn was worried about her 82-year-old mother. Mom, always so active and independent, had stopped going outside. Her condo was untidy, and there was little nourishing food in the kitchen. Mom seemed forgetful and her speech was slurred. Carolyn insisted that Mom go to the doctor to discuss the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease. The doctor… Read More