Caring for a Loved One With Special Needs

Caring for a Loved One With Special Needs

Mental disabilities affect a person’s independence tremendously. They may require assistance with cooking, transportation, and the development of social skills. The two most common intellectual or developmental disabilities are Down Syndrome and Autism, but traumatic...
Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Know the Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease is a condition in which a person’s cognitive functions are in decline. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is a chronic and progressive disease that hinders a person’s ability to reason, remember or plan. In the early stages of...
20 Tips to Better Care for Your Aging Parents

20 Tips to Better Care for Your Aging Parents

  Make sure they are on a consistent schedule- Routines are good. When taking care of a parent, it is important to follow a routine. Routines can often be determined by their medication schedule. Some medications need to be taken twice a day or with food. Make sure...