Archive for November, 2013
November 13, 2013 | Found In: Aging
The general increase in life expectancy over the past decade has resulted in a burgeoning interest in retirement planning. While many of us may have an idea of where and when we want to retire, the general consensus is that aging adults simply are not saving enough to ensure a comfortable retirement….
November 8, 2013 | Found In: Caregiver Tips
One of the biggest emotional challenges of witnessing progressive decline in a loved one with a form of dementia is the communicative gap that arises when language is lost. At this point, caregivers can feel as though they’ve lost all ability to connect with their loved ones.
November 7, 2013 | Found In: Healthy Mind
According to AARP, 90% of people over age 65 express a preference to “age in place”, or stay in their own homes as they age rather than move to a care facility or other institution. In many cases, though, cognitive and physical decline can make living independently difficult or even impossible.