With planning and adjusted expectations, holiday celebrations with loved ones with Alzheimer's disease can still be happy occasions. Elder Care Coordinator Bre Simmons offers some helpful tips. This is the first video in a two-part series. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.
Caring for an elderly loved one is risky in ways you may not realize. Elder Care Coordinator Alice Woodard explains in this second video in a two-part series. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.
If you’re a caregiver to a person living with dementia, you know how important a good night’s sleep is for both of you. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to get. The effect of dementia on sleep is a complex issue with many factors involved. Scientists and doctors don’t know why dementia causes sleep disturbances, but it seems to have something to do with the changes to the brain. Different sleep issues are associated with different types of dementia. Dementia may affect the
This scam is using the Publishers Clearing House (PCH) name and claiming that victims have won a special Senior Citizens edition of the sweepstakes and that you will need to pay $1,000 fee to cover the taxes. STOP! This is a scam. If you think you have won a prize, here are a few things to keep in mind: NEVER pay for winning a prize or sweepstakes or the lottery. PCH notifies MOST winners in person. They will NEVER call a winner. Never deposit a check and then send the money
With Medicare Advantage playing an increasingly larger role in Medicare, the average person on Medicare will be able to choose among 24 plans during the annual Medicare open enrollment period that began Oct. 15, finds a new analysis from KFF (the Kaiser Family Foundation). The new analysis, Medicare Advantage Plans in 2019: First Look, finds that: Nationally, 2,734 Medicare Advantage plans for general enrollment will be offered in 2019 -- more than in any year since 2009. Fou