Most families are not proactive in setting up remote care technology and ensuring in-home senior safety — in some ways, it means admitting and accepting that mom and dad are aging, and may not be fully capable of independent living.
Homewatch CareGivers franchise partner, Margie Lannon of Tucson, Ariz., sat down with us to address the seriousness of dementia in the U.S. today, and provide practical advice for families living with it.
Having a road map through the vast health care maze can help.
Joe is a member of the National Private Duty Association (NPDA) Policy Formation Committee, and works to oversee the rules and regulations that govern homecare agencies in U.S. — implementing them across all Homewatch CareGivers locations.
Alzheimer’s lasts an average of 10-15 years and is marked by progressive loss of mental capabilities, physical function and social skills.