Should I put my loved one with Alzheimer's in a regular nursing home?
Elders with a type of dementia, such as Alzheimer's, will often require admission to a facility when their loved ones are unable to meet the physical and emotional demands of caring for them at home. The decision to place is often predicated by some type of event such as when the elder becomes incontinent,... Full Post
How can I find a good nursing home for my loved one?If you are searching for a good nursing home for a loved one with some form of dementia such as Alzheimer's, then it's important that you ask about staff dementia training. Does the facility just give the minimum required dementia training, or do they go above and beyond to ensure the safety and comfort of elders... Full Post
How can I find a good doctor for my elderly loved one?
If you suspect your elderly loved one may be having problems with memory, it's very important to have them evaluated sooner rather than later. There are many, many things that will mimic symptoms of Alzheimer's that could be treated, so don't let the fear of that diagnosis keep you and your loved one... Full Post