Tag Archive | "family"

hospice care

Patients Want To Die At Home, But Hospice Care Can Strain Families

When it comes to where we die, the U.S. has reached a tipping point. Home is now the most common place of death, according to new research, and a majority of Medicare patients are turning to hospice services to help make that possible.

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CES Gadget Show: New Aids Help Caregivers

A robot that can fetch toilet paper when you’re stranded on the loo and services to keep track of the elderly from afar were among the technologies showcased this week at the annual CES gadget show in Las Vegas.

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Parents

Parenting Your Aging Parents When They Don’t Want Help

David Solie’s 89-year-old mother, Carol, was unyielding. “No, I will not move,” she told her son every time he suggested that she leave her home and relocate to a senior living residence.

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caregivers

Caregivers Face Increasing Challenges In Already Tough Job

Terri Van Zante left a full-time job making $12 per hour so she could take care of her mom.

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Alzheimer's, family, Alzheimer, Alzheimers

How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

Mary Foss said she knew it was time to broach this sensitive topic with her husband Darrell when she noticed he was having difficulty doing the home improvement projects.

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sleep, dementia

How To Support People With Dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason.

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