Welcome to our home care blog. Dedicated to everyone dealing with the challenges of caring for aging loved ones. Clearly, aging is an inescapable part of life. We can't deny it or run from it, but we can educate ourselves about it; so this site will offer you relevant information to help you cope with the challenges. We've built it to be interactive, so your questions, ideas and comments will add to its power. So, please, visit our forum and join the conversation. You're not alone!

September 15, 2014

Online Chat About Alzheimer’s and Dementia is September 22

As anyone who has cared for a person with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia knows, there are very special

September 8, 2014

Misdiagnosis and Lewy Body Dementia

Lewy body dementia is the second most common form of dementia in the United States, but it is the most

August 29, 2014

Be Alert for Heartburn Triggers

Heartburn can be inconvenient and at times painful, as many aging parents, spouses, and others already know. In some cases

August 25, 2014

Start the Talk: The 40-70 Action Plan

Those who take care of elderly parents – or even more importantly, those who may one day be in the

August 18, 2014

Take Sleeping Pills with Appropriate Care

Insomnia is a serious problem for many elderly individuals; a 1991 National Sleep Foundation study found that 20% of participants

August 11, 2014

Increasing Sensory Stimulation for Dementia Sufferers

Sensory stimulation plays a role not only in keeping senses sharp and in tune but also in maintaining emotional well-being.

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