Is your loved one in a crisis? Do you feel hopeless and exhausted? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Are you a part of the “Sandwich Generation” taking care of aging parents, children & grandchildren at the same time? Do you see “RED FLAGS” of changes in personal hygiene, neglecting household responsi-bilities, social isolation, physical withdrawal, or cognitive decline in your loved one? Are you worried about the costs of caring for your loved one? Then
A reverse mortgage can be used to turn a portion of the equity in your home into cash that can be used for many different purposes that may enhance and extend your retirement. If you currently have a mortgage, a reverse mortgage could eliminate your mortgage payment (taxes and insurance must still be paid, and the home maintained), and also allow you to access any additional equity (over and above your mortgage balance), to create
Many times after a serious injury or illness, the need for additional 24-hour medical assistance is needed to help a person heal, properly rehabilitate and ensure that he or she is in stable condition before returning home. What most people don’t know is that there are different options when choosing a continued care provider after your primary acute hospital stay. Each organization can vary by the length of stay, therapy intensity and type of medical
Our understanding of the human brain has exploded over the last couple decades, yet many misconceptions still exist. Test your knowledge with the following true/false quiz. Answers are at the end. The human brain does not grow new brain cells or change its structure at a cellular level. “Use it or lose it” is an accurate phrase for our brain. Video games are bad for your brain. Younger brains generally work faster than older brains.
When recovering from illness or injury, it’s critically important to find a comprehensive program to get patients back to normal activities, says Erasmus Morfe, DO, medical director. “When somebody has a brain injury, for example, it can be difficult to do things we take for granted.” Generally speaking, rehab focuses on three areas: Physical: walking safely and maintaining balance Speech: improving cognition and making sure patients are swallowing properly Occupational: performing daily activities, such as
“This is how my journey of home care started”… It was June 23, 2005, on my 39th birthday and we were in the office of A.A.C Adoption & Family Network in Berthoud, Colorado with my two boys ages 6 and 7 and my husband. We were looking into adopting a girl when I got a call from my sister: “Mom has had a massive stroke and she is in the intensive care unit”. She had