How Can I Help My Aging Parents?

How Can I Help My Aging Parents?

The number of Americans caring for their elderly family members is estimated to be 34 million and growing. Eighty percent of elderly care is provided by family members – spouses, children, grandchildren and other relatives. Many of these caregivers struggle with the...
When an Aging Parent Forgets Your Name

When an Aging Parent Forgets Your Name

I knew from experience exactly what Maria was describing. My own father had died twelve years earlier after rapidly declining from early-onset Alzheimer’s. He was only sixty-nine. Seeing my father in the nursing home was always painful, but when he stopped recognizing...