Humor Therapy for the Elderly
By Dr. Marion Somers
My 76-year-old father used to laugh all the time, but ever since he started having problems with his health, he stopped smiling and laughing. How can I get him laughing again?
– Craig in Texas
I use a concept called “humor [...]
Know Your Homecare Options Before You Need Them
By Jeff Huber
No matter how many good arguments might be made for a senior to leave home, remaining where decades of memories were created is often the best reason to stay.
In fact, industry surveys tell us that [...]
By Pat Burns – Western Regional Editor and Art Cinema Reviewer for GRAND Magazine
Intouchables touched my heart.
This fact-based story brings us into the world of Philippe (François Cluzet), an aristocratic Frenchman who becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, and Driss (Omar Sy), a young man from the projects. Against all the [...]
With research indicating that over 25 percent of family caregivers seek support online, Caring.com has experienced tremendous growth in Steps & Stages — which includes a free custom care guide, stage-based newsletter, and online support groups for caregivers. In the past three months, visits to Stage Groups, which provide Alzheimer’s support by [...]