Posts Categorized: Caregiver Assistance

The Heartbreak of Loneliness

One of the most challenging things facing our seniors is loneliness. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy for those in the “sandwich generation” to forget how long the days can be for their loved ones living alone. Loss of mobility, failing eyesight and hearing, and the loss of friends and families… Read more »

Men Who Care; Supporting the Male Caregiver

Historically women have been recognized as the world’s caregivers. They provide care for their families, their spouses, their aging parents and grandparents, but in today’s world, more and more men are assuming the role of caregiver. Females are traditionally considered nurturers while males (traditionally) are not. So what happens when those roles are reversed? How… Read more »

The Frightened, Bewildered, Apprehensive, Anxious, Angry, Alzheimer’s Patient

By Bob De Marco Alzheimer’s Reading Room Don’t get angry at the actions of someone that is deeply forgetful. Instead start asking yourself why are they reacting the way they are? How are they feeling (them, not you)? Bored, frightened, bewildered, apprehensive, anxious and angry. I can say that every one of those words applied… Read more »