Archive for Senior Care

Disasters and Evacuations Present Even Higher Risk for Those with Dementia

People with dementia are especially vulnerable to chaos and emotional trauma. They have a limited ability to understand what is happening, and they may forget what they have been told about a particular disaster. First responders, neighbors and family members assisting with an evacuation should be alert to potential reactions of someone with dementia in […]

The Continuum of Care

By Robin Avery Continuum of care refers to the range of senior housing and care options available, from independent living to assisted living and the nursing home. In certain circles, the continuum’s trio of options is humorously referred to as Go Go, Slow Go, and No Go. But there’s nothing funny about the challenges of […]