An in-law suite can provide safety and support for older family members while preserving everyone's privacy. A multigenerational household may seem convenient, but there are many factors to consider before moving to a larger home or building an addition.
For many of us, providing care for our elderly family members means not only caring for our own aging parents, but caring for our in-laws, as well. The question is how much care do you personally provide?
Father's Day is a great time to remember who your Dad used to be before age-related changes set in. Sometimes you forget how vibrant and caring he was, but the truth is he’s still that person on the inside and he always will be.
Care decisions for elderly parents are difficult. Remind yourself that choosing a nursing home means that you took the steps necessary to ensure that dad will be safe and able to get the care and attention he needs for Alzheimer's Disease.
Elderly parents who can no longer drive safely are often in denial about their ability to handle a car. Giving up driving often means giving up independence. However, continuing driving can have grave consequences.
At 31 years old, Miriam Reeves just might be the youngest person ever to get married in a nursing home. She and her fiancé planned on tying the knot in their local church, until Alzheimer’s intervened.