Caregiver Stress and Dementia Treatment

Caregiver Stress is associated with dementia treatment. Let’s discuss the important role of the caregiver in the treatment of the person with dementia and other forms of memory loss. Dementia is a memory loss disease that results in loss of independent functioning and substantial caregiver stress. While caregivers involve paraprofessionals and professionals, caregiving falls to a significant...
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Seven CRITICAL Legal Tips for Those Over 55

The following tips will help you prepare for the legal challenges involved in growing older. If you have questions or need assistance, your LegalShield provider law firm is ready to help. 1. Prepare a will and estate plan so that upon your death your assets will pass exactly as you intend. Do you want a state law, rather than you, to decide who inherits your estate? 2. Prepare a durable power of...
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What Adult Children and Aging Parents Must Know

You cannot know all the future holds, but it is possible to prepare for the legal challenges that you, your parents and your loved ones may face as all grow older. Seniors and their children must prepare now to meet these challenges successfully. These challenges include, but are not limited to, needs for powers of attorney, guardianships, abuse and neglect matters, healthcare, billing problems,...
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Hope for the Aging

It is frustrating at times not to be able to do the things we once did or had been accustomed to doing on our own for many years. It’s even more frustrating for seniors with all the changes already taking place within, and not fully embracing the natural and inevitable reality of aging. Seniors who can no longer be left alone safely in the comfort of their own home typically resist on getting...
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When Home-Care Becomes Necessary

Discussing the inevitable realities of whether it is time to consider professional home care can be very difficult and heart breaking for family members with aging parents or loved ones. Not knowing what lies ahead can be even more overwhelming and financially devastating. A good home care planning can be worthwhile and will save a lot of headache in the long run. How do you know when it is time...
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In-home Care versus Retirement Communities

When a family member starts to look for options to meet the unique and individual care needs of an aging parent or loved one, it is important and sometimes difficult to ask the question of whether it is time to consider professional care. Once the possibilities of considering professional care has been openly discussed within the family, the next step is to determine which type of professional...
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