Posts By: Kim C.

Eight Types of Dementia

By Bob DeMarco Dementia is the gradual deterioration of mental functioning that effects memory, mood, thinking, concentration, and judgment. These changes often affect a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities. Dementia is an illness that usually occurs slowly over time, and usually includes a progressive state of deterioration. The earliest signs of dementia are usually… Read more »

Worried About Home Safety for a Senior? Tips to Securing Home Safety

By Stephanie Erickson Here are some guidelines when trying to ensure that your loved one’s home is safe as they age. First, make sure to start with the following:  Name of neighbor/friend/relative and phone number to contact in the case of an emergency and you are not able to get to your loved one’s home… Read more »

Getting Your Affairs in Order; Planning Ahead

By Kim Chernecky No-one wants to think about their mortality but the fact is everyone will die someday. The problem is we don’t know when. It could be tomorrow or 40 years from now, but without taking the time to plan ahead, it’s the surviving family members that suffer. The pain of losing a loved… Read more »