Social media is in the news. As more people experience a family member suffering from memory loss the issue is coming out of the shadows. People share their thoughts and feelings about dementia and long-term care.
The number of American’s who suffer from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia continues to grow. Carried service dogs can be an important part of the caregiving team. If you have a loved one who has memory loss a dog could help.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced she has dementia. She is a growing list of people who now must deal with the physical, emotional and financial burdens that come with longevity and long-term care.
Aging is an issue which impacts every American family. With longevity comes the health and age-related issues which drain savings and create stress and pressure on loved ones. New proposals give families more options to plan.
A topic you will hate … death and long-term care. Could have added taxes but that would be too much. Many of the causes of death also cause extended care impacting family & finances. Pet pic included for fun.
A new 14 year study shows African Americans and American Indians have the highest incidence rates of dementia. This reinforces the need for all Americans to plan for the costs of extended Long Term Health Care.