The CarePlan Care Managers‘ Cleveland Elder Care Answers Blog is a great opportunity to gain knowledge in the area of care for loved ones. Offering the advice, information as well as solutions to some of the toughest descisions we all have to make. with this in mind, take time to scroll through the variety of articles that our CareBlog provides.
Choosing a meal service
Is it time for memory care?
If you are not the primary caregiver
Addressing fatigue in heart failure
Home modifications for vision loss
Where are the paid caregivers?
The yearly “Wellness Visit”
Aging Life Care Association
The Experts in Aging Well
- The Aging Life Care Association® offering free info sessions for National Aging Life Care™ Monthby Bonnie Leko-Shapiro on May 19, 2023 at 10:03 pm
Aging Life Care Managers® offer a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults, dependent adults, and others facing ongoing health challenges. Sometimes called geriatric care managers, Aging Life Care Managers are strategic planners with key knowledge in crisis intervention, housing, health and disability, advocacy, family legal needs, and financial and local resources. The Challenge … Continue reading The Aging Life Care Association® offering free info sessions for National Aging Life Care™ Month → The post The Aging Life Care Association® offering free info sessions for National Aging Life Care™ Month appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
- HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE – UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCEby Bonnie Leko-Shapiro on February 27, 2023 at 6:21 pm
by Melissa L. Johnson, RN, BSN, MHA, CHPN, CCM – Aging Life Care Association® Member Palliative care and hospice care are both specialized healthcare models that focus on palliation, or relief of symptoms, associated with serious, debilitating illnesses. Such symptoms may include pain, difficulty breathing, nausea, or the need for additional emotional support. Palliative care … Continue reading HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE – UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE → The post HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE – UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
- Caregivers Guide to Oral Careby cdaters on January 23, 2023 at 3:00 pm
Dr. Alisa Kaufman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures. Below is first in a two-part series of a caregivers guide to oral care. … Continue reading Caregivers Guide to Oral Care → The post Caregivers Guide to Oral Care appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
- Dementia and the Holidays: Tips for a Comfortable Celebrationby cdaters on December 15, 2022 at 1:29 pm
The holidays can often be filled with high expectations, requiring lots of energy and engagement in non-stop activities. For the individuals living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia and their families, holidays can be challenging and a time of high anxiety. Festivities can agitate, confuse, and overstimulate persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. … Continue reading Dementia and the Holidays: Tips for a Comfortable Celebration → The post Dementia and the Holidays: Tips for a Comfortable Celebration appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
- Helping Your Aging Loved One Manage Their Financesby Bonnie Leko-Shapiro on December 5, 2022 at 8:03 pm
As our senior loved ones age, we may start seeing physical and mental signs of decline. While some signs are not worrisome, others may be more concerning: anxiety, depression, forgetfulness, and mishandling money. These could indicate more serious issues and are risky behaviors. So here are four things you can do to help your aging … Continue reading Helping Your Aging Loved One Manage Their Finances → The post Helping Your Aging Loved One Manage Their Finances appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.