Category: Caregivers

How to Protect An Aging Parent from Bedsores and Nursing Home Neglect

Few things are more reprehensible than elder abuse. What many people may not realize is that elder abuse is often passive, however, as in a caregiver neglecting to meet the basic health needs of an elder person entrusted to them. Unfortunately, this can happen in nursing homes. One telltale sign can be bedsores. Bedsores, also… Read more »

‘The Longest Day’ is an Opportunity to Take On Alzheimer’s Disease

  June 21st is the summer solstice. And as the longest day of the year, the Alzheimer’s Association is hosting an annual worldwide event aimed at taking on Alzheimer’s disease in its aptly named global event, The Longest Day. Nearly every American family has been touched by Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Loved ones from every… Read more »