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Eliezer Sobel, author, artist, musician, and by his own description, a human being, has been caring for his parents for many years. His father Max had been the loving caregiver for his mother, Manya, who is in her 16 th year of Alzheimer’s Disease! Three years ago, Max suffered a traumatic brain injury and now is also in full time care at home.
When we know someone, either personally or professionally, who is trying to sort out their experience of loving someone with dementia, a little insight can go a long way...
I just read an inspiring story about a pair of newlyweds from Florida. The couple leads an interesting, carefree, and active life in a variety of ways including travel, hobbies, and political activism, to name a few.
In the heat of summer, it’s always important to remember to help our seniors stay cool in the warm weather. If the senior in your life enjoys being outdoors and enjoying the fresh air, it’s a big plus. Just as in the winter we think about keeping warm, staying cool and hydrated during the summer months is equally as important.
Should people with dementia have the same rights as the rest of us? A very serious and important question pointing again to the unfortunate way that society views people who are living with dementia.
During his career, Dean Zellers has been a Financial Advisor, Estate Planner and independent producer to offer clients access to all types of Insurance Policies. His expertise today lies in Health Insurance and the nuisances of Medicare where he has been advising families on for over 20 years and is one of the top selling agents in Northern California for Medicare Advantage plans.
Lyn Widmyer is the author of Chasing Pills: I Must be Old, I Have a Pill Dispenser is a humorous guide to overcoming the pitfalls of aging—like unwanted body noises and the fear of dementia. For the past 15 years, she has shared humorous thoughts and observations about living on a farm, parenting, travel, serving as an elected official and growing older. Her columns have appeared in various newspapers around West Virginia and Maryland.