Tag Archives: home

How to Communicate With Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s

By: www.ALZinfo.org How can I communicate better with my loved one who has Alzheimer’s? Learning about Alzheimer’s—how it progresses and how it is managed— is critical to understanding how best to interact and communicate with a person who has Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Elder Care Can Be Expensive— 5 Steps for Planning

By Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., Certified Elder Law Attorney Severe neurological conditions that affect memory leave a large burden for the caregiver. Planning ahead and taking some simple steps now can lessen that burden and improve the care you receive. … Continue reading

How to Assemble a Caregiving Team

By Winnie Yu Whether it’s driving mom to the doctor, doing dad’s laundry, or providing 24/7 care to an aging relative, many Americans these days are familiar with the rigors of caring for a loved one. According to the Family … Continue reading

A Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease: Now What?

By: www.ALZinfo.org When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many questions come to mind. First is the question “Is there a cure?” Unfortunately, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are drugs that may improve or … Continue reading

Elder Law Attorneys Offer Senior Citizens Hope

By Bernard A. Krooks, Certified Elder Law Attorney Recently, I spoke to a group of seniors. Someone in attendance asked the following question: What is elder law? Here is how I responded. Elder law focuses on the fact that many … Continue reading

Show You Care: the Rachael Ray Way

By Tracy A. Mozingo Food is a source of life; it is also a source of comfort. It helps heal the grieving, serves as a welcome relief for a proud (and weary) new mom and dad, and is often a … Continue reading

Medicaid

What is the difference between Medicaid and Medicare? This is a very common question. Medicaid is a type of government program that offers health insurance to people with limited incomes. It is available to people of all ages, including children, … Continue reading

Hospice Care

Hospice is a round-the-clock care service for people who are terminally ill. The goal of hospice is to keep the person with Alzheimer’s as comfortable as possible in the final stages of disease and enable the person to spend precious … Continue reading