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It’s common for families to struggle with making the decision to move an aging loved one to a facility. As a case manager who has helped hundreds of families over the years, I understand the uncertainty, grief, and even guilt that family members feel.
Are you losing sleep at night worrying about your loved one?
Loneliness is a particularly serious problem for seniors for many reasons. Losses such as the death of a spouse, partner, or close friends can be difficult to manage.
With a focus on caring and not curing, a hospice team usually includes a nurse, social worker, chaplain, and volunteers.
Advance planning can provide you with peace of mind and make things a little easier for your family if the time comes when you can’t speak for yourself or handle your financial affairs.
Music can have mental and physical benefits for people of all ages, and can play an important role in improving the quality of life for seniors.
Florida is home to more than 1.5 million veterans, with nearly half a million Vietnam-era veterans and more than 150,000 women veterans.
Aging is expensive. Fidelity’s Retirement Health Care Cost Estimate states that the average couple can expect to spend about $280,000 on medical expenses during their retirement, and this does not count nursing home or long-term care expenses.
Can medical marijuana reduce symptoms of dementia or even halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease?
When someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia is admitted to a memory care unit, it’s an adjustment for the person as well as for the family. Sometimes family members struggle with conflicting feelings of guilt, regret, and relief.
We serve the Big Bend area of Florida, including Tallahassee, located in Leon County, along with Wakulla, Jefferson and Gadsden counties in a 50 mile radius.