You might think your children could easily take care of you decades from now. However, the reality is being a caregiver changes the relationship. The role is physically and emotionally challenging.
We know that more and more people have dementia than ever before. Families face crises and chaos. Assets get drained. What can you do?
You want your heart to beat correctly, and for many people, a pacemaker will help you maintain the proper heartbeat. Will your smartphone affect it? That is a big maybe.
Alcohol & chemical dependency is not limited to the young. Those over 50 may develop new addictions or continue an old pattern. Rehab requires positive thinking for a sober, healthy life.
Research at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has brought a major breakthrough that may lead to a cure for Alzheimer's and other dementia. Clinical trials will start soon to test the concept on humans.
If you are over 50 or look older, you have heard age jokes - or worse. Ageism is real. The 'ok boomer' attitude makes it harder to navigate today's world.
Helping a dementia patient move requires careful planning, a lot of patience, and understanding. Preparing your loved one makes the process easier. Finding the right type of long-term care is also essential.
North Carolina sees population growth as it has become a retirement destination for many in the U.S. Increasing demand for long-term care is raising costs.
We often forget about the mental health challenges we face when we need long-term care, or a family member is receiving care. The COVID-19 virus crisis has made this much worse.