“Mental Health,” “Mental Wellbeing,” “Mental Wellness,” “Mental Illness…” Regardless of the term you use in your workplace and the emphasis of your agency, I hope you’ll be doing something to raise awareness this month and help make a difference!
Baby Boomer Caregivers To top it off, some of these boomers are still “taking care” of their adult children and grandchildren. This can be a very challenging situation.
Excellent news from the McKnight’s They mentioned older adults in general and those in nursing homes. I hope that means those in assisted living facilities (ALF) and other long-term care settings will also benefit. Behavioral challenges associated with dementia may … Continue reading
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/tables-reserved-for-the-healthiest/?ref=health This is a great post on the New York Times blog. It’s such an irony that they are banning the physically less healthy folks from their “upscale” dining area within a residential community specifically for older adults. Although physically frail … Continue reading
The topic of doctors becoming patients has been discussed by many writers over the years. There is even a book called “When Doctors Become Patients.” I have seen my share of clients who were healthcare professionals. What has fascinated me … Continue reading
“Aging in place” has been a popular concept for more than a decade. No matter how healthy they are, most older individuals who choose to stay at “home” may have to rely on in-home care at some point in time. … Continue reading