Posts Tagged: Caregiver in Sugarland TX

Seniors Live Longer at Home

People are living longer than ever before. In fact, life expectancy rates have been steadily growing for the past 100 years. According to AARP's report, the age group 65 and older will increase by almost 90% in the next 20 years, while the 85 and older age group will grow by almost 75%. We have improved lifestyles, nutrition, exercise, abstinence and education to thank for this. While, in general, life expectancy rates are going up, those that experience a disease or injury ... Read more

Becoming a Caregiver Interpreter: Understanding the Behaviors of Seniors with Dementia

Caregiver in Sugarland TX Being a family caregiver for elderly adults is stressful and challenging, but it can be even more so when you are caring for aging loved ones suffering with dementia. Seniors with memory loss and other cognitive limitations due to Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can act out, these unpredictable negative behaviors creating a frightening, uncomfortable, and even dangerous situation. Though it is easy to automatically attribute these behaviors just to the realities of the this progressive ... Read more