Elder Care

The activities of daily living and everything else you need to know to get through the 36-hour day.

Long Distance Caregiving

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

Have you ever called an aging relative and had that gut feeling that something was “off?” Or after…

As I get older, I often hear myself making interesting and new sounds as I stand up, sit down, and roll…

How many times have you heard someone say, “I wouldn’t want to be kept alive if I were like that.”…

Diagnosing Dementia

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

We hear the terms Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body, etc. and wonder, what are the differences…

A diagnosis of Dementia can be paralyzing. Most of the families with whom I work feel overwhelmed, lost…

Organizing for Aging

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON

Daily I come across unprepared families. Daughters and sons call me unsure as to what to do when their…