August is Wellness Month For Caregivers

Family caregivers work tirelessly to give their loved ones a better quality of life. August is Wellness Month, and it’s a great time to remind caregivers to take a step back and think about their own wellness.

Caregiving While Maintaining Relationships with Your Children

What do you do when faced with the impossible choice of choosing between caring for your children and caring for your parents? This dual role is a challenge for the “sandwich generation” (those who act as caregivers for their parents, while still caring for their children).

Quality of Life: Focusing On Aging Loved Ones

People receive palliative care when curing their disease or condition is not their primary goal. Instead, palliative care focuses on quality of life. It can be given to anyone with a life-threatening illness.

Should You File for Guardianship or Conservatorship?

There are a variety of reasons that your parent may need a guardian or conservator to handle their affairs, but sometimes guardianship isn’t necessary. If, for example, your parent has appointed a power of attorney before they required a guardian, then guardianship may not be needed.

Driving and Dementia: When to Intervene

As we age, many things begin to affect our ability drive. From vision and reflexes to the simple flexibility needed to check blind spots over our shoulder.