Do you like bacon? Your love of bacon, or other processed meats, can increase the risk for dementia. A balanced diet will reduce your risk, but it doesn't mean you shouldn't prepare for the costs and burdens of aging.
If you find yourself suddenly in the role of being a caregiver, you must consider your needs and those of the care recipient. Caregiving is physically and emotionally demanding. What happens when you need care decades from now?
Suddenly someone's son or daughter finds themselves in the role of caregiver for Mom or Dad. Unprepared and untrained, the role brings tremendous challenges that can changes lives forever.
You know you cannot avoid death and taxes. Guess what? Hard to avoid the challenges of aging. Planning for the costs and burdens of aging before you retire will help you safeguard assets and ease family burden.
Family caregivers are often unprepared and untrained for their role. They face tremendous stress and anxiety in addition to other health problems. Fight burnout and prepare your family to avoid this from happening in the first place.
It happens to all of us. We get up one morning that notice something hurts that didn't hurt before. Sometimes it is temporary. Sometimes it gets worse. One thing for sure, as with get older, more parts of your body will hurt!
It is hard to juggle the role of caregiver with other responsibilities like your career, family, and friends. While most people who need long-term care services gradually decline, it can sometimes be a sudden event.
Siblings will often disagree on how best to care for Mom and Dad. Family finds themselves in a crisis without direction or resources. There are ways to make the crisis easier and help avoid your family going into crisis in the future.
When does old age start? That is debatable, but most Americans start feeling old in their 40s. We start seeing changes in our health, body, and mind, and these changes continue as we get older. Planning is essential.