Do I Need an Aging Life Care Professional?

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If you’re struggling with the decision to use a Care Manager, it may be helpful to consider the following questions: Are your loved one’s health concerns and required care becoming greater and more complex than you can comfortably manage? Are there other demands or responsibilities in your life that prevent you from giving full attention to your loved one’s needs? Will distance or accessibility make it difficult to supervise or monitor your loved one’s care and well-being? (more&he...

Dementia and Aging

Dementia is the decline in mental capacity that effects the ability of a healthy individual in regards to activities of daily living and social relationships. Some cognitive decline in aging is normal, however Dementia is not a part of normal aging. There are multiple forms of dementia all with their own course of onset and decline. Each individual’s experience is unique to them and their loved ones. Forms of Dementia Dementia is the umbrella name for memory loss and mental impairment that...

Tips for Successful Aging

As we age moderate declines in overall functioning is normal. An individual naturally compensates for these declines. Nonetheless there are a few steps to stay proactive concerning prevention. Stay on top of all medications Prescription drugs, over the counter medicine, vitamins, and herbal remedies should all be kept track of (dosages & frequency) Keep an up to date list. Make copies and bring them with you to all doctors appointments, pharmacists, and any other health care pro...