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My husband is a traumatic brain injury survivor and has mobility issues, balance and coordination issues, swallowing and speech impairments, cognitive impairments, and fatigue is often a challenge for him. more

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Caregiving in America is in great demand, from adult foster home owners offering familiar surroundings, to assisted living center staff patrolling hallways to answer assist request buzzers and lights. more

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Those afflicted with what is sometimes also called Huntington’s chorea eventually can’t walk or communicate the way they once did. more

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Service dogs can increase independence by reducing reliance on other people. more

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If you don’t live near your aging parents, holiday visits are a great time to observe your parents’ behaviors and physical capabilities to see if they need more help performing daily activities. more

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I have chronic progressive multiple sclerosis. more

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As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, many are learning that the simple everyday activities they once took for granted, such as getting into their own bathrooms, have become more challenging. more

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She rolls along to some internal music we can't hear. more

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My husband Ryan was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 37. Shortly before his diagnosis, we were at a high point in life, celebrating our one-year wedding anniversary and expecting our first baby. more

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Doors are opened Kind offers more

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Travel poses special problems for people with dementing illnesses, for example, Alzheimer's disease, multi-infarct dementia, Parkinson's disease, Pick's disease, or injury that results in disabling intellectual impairment. more

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For 18 years I tried – unsuccessfully – to get Frank to the dentist for a cleaning. more

Jun 1, 2017 9:14 AM Articles

Traveling when you’re caring for someone in a wheelchair requires a little more preparation and planning than you may be used to, but the extra effort doesn’t mean you should shy away from it. more

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Parkinson's Caregiver

Iakov Filimonov

Caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s disease at home present an unpredictable course and caregivers must continually seek solutions and a positive direction for the care they provide. more

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Safety Begins at Home: Emergency Escape Plan for Loved Ones with Mobility Challenges more

May 19, 2017 10:14 AM Articles

A physical therapist helps you consider the five points when selecting your lift chair. more

May 10, 2017 1:21 PM Articles 1 Comments