Some Dementia Warning Signs May Appear Years in Advance
As we grow older, many of us fear the possibility that we could be diagnosed with dementia. Few things are more frightening than the thought of losing our independence to this progressive disease. Researchers at the University of Cambridge now say signs of dementia may appear up to nine years before the illness is typically diagnosed.
What Does Singer Maureen McGovern Say about Her Alzheimer’s Symptoms?
McGovern explained that she plans to continue singing and writing songs for children in addition to raising awareness for music therapy.
How Does Guardianship Work?
If you haven’t had any experience with guardianship for adults with dementia, likely, you don’t understand just how complex it is. You are not alone.
Wayward Senior Tracked by Bluetooth Technology
An elderly man in Hernando County is back safe and sound with his family after being found through a tracking device planted by his wife.
Which Antioxidants are Connected to Lower Dementia Risk?
Can eating the right foods help lower your risk of dementia? A recent study suggests that tantalizing possibility.
Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one of the least understood insurance policies available to U.S. workers. Many workers don’t realize they have the income protection SSDI provides or that they contributed to the coverage with every paycheck through FICA tax payments.
What are Alternatives to Guardianship?
We all want to protect vulnerable people from harm. However, taking away all their rights usually isn’t the place to start. Instead, several less severe options could be the right way to go.
Caring for Your Aging Dad as You Approach Retirement
Caring for Your Aging Dad should be planned before it becomes an emergency. Talk with your father and find out what is important to him. Let him know that an estate plan will help the people he loves as well as protect him.
What are the Latest Ways to Prevent Dementia?
Recent studies have investigated preventative measures for dementia.
What Do I Do If Dad’s/Mom’s Caregiver Dies?
A caregiving spouse dies, and their adult children are left unaware of their surviving parent’s needs and how to meet them.