As a senior gradually goes through the progression of this disease, Alzheimer’s makes it harder and harder for them to remember information. In turn, that leads to difficulties with learning new things. And, as the effects get worse, that can even make it tough to communicate.
When you and your siblings are worried about an aging loved one—like a parent—it’s important to come together. Working jointly to support them can make the process of taking care of your loved one much easier, especially if that involves therapy. Of course, it’s not always easy for a family to see eye-to-eye on decisions […]
Everyone has their own issues. As we age, these challenges may often remain in place. Meanwhile, a whole new brand of concerns emerge. These problems may include: Retirement transition Physical impairments and limitations Reduced independence Social isolation More frequent deaths of friends and family These and other emotional and physical factors play a major role […]
The popular perception of aging can often get you down. Really down. You don’t want to believe the clichés. But, let’s face it…they’re everywhere. Mainstream culture is not going to care for you. But that doesn’t have to stop you from caring for yourself. A steady self-care routine goes a long way in challenging the […]
You ran track in high school and felt unbeatable. By age 35, you had the corner office and a 401k. You felt invulnerable in a different way. But you couldn’t jump the high hurdles if your life depended on it. Were you judged for what you could no longer do? Or were you celebrated for […]