Relationships between adult children and their parents can fray with age. Experts offer help on how loved ones can preserve the love and negotiate those tension-filled final years.
The aptly named Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly provides services funded by Medicaid and Medicare that range from medical and mental health care to hot lunches, recreation, transportation and haircuts. California’s newest PACE center opened recently in San Diego County.
We want to give loved ones who are sick or dying everything we think they want ― but we can’t. And then, we feel we’ve failed them and guilt can stay with us for the rest of our lives.
Caregiving transformed this doctor’s life. Now he’s sharing what he learned in the hopes of transforming health care.
More baby boomers look forward to aging in place — in their homes, rather than in a care facility. But the costs of retrofitting a house is likely prohibitive for many Americans.
The notion of a national program to tend to the day-to-day needs of a booming older population has circulated for years. Now, there are grants ― and grit ― behind it.
Many seniors need to up their protein game to maintain strength and mobility.
Simple alterations — like better signs, seating, parking or door design — can make it easier for older patients to navigate health care facilities.
Seniors who outlive their friends — and sometimes family members — know it’s tough to make new friends. But they also know it’s essential to well-being.
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