What does the term “dealing with death” mean to you?
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross published a landmark book on the subject of dealing with death called “On Death and Dying” back in 1969 that is still referenced today. In it, she outlined the five stages that people go through when they learn that they are terminally ill and . . . → Read More: Dealing With Death
A caregiver is a person who takes care of a someone with a chronic disease or illness, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s. This could range from buying the groceries for grandma to hiring a live in caregiver who eats and sleeps in the same house as you do.
Caregiving duties might include helping to manage medications or helping . . . → Read More: Are You Going to Need a Live in Caregiver?
Every 69 seconds, someone in the United is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Of the 10 leading causes of death, it is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. While we have made progress with other diseases and actually decreased them as a cause of death, death from Alzheimer’s has increased 66% since 2000. . . . → Read More: Living With the Stages of Dementia as Baby Boomers Become the Elderly