National Grandparents Day is Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. "Do something
grand" is the suggestion of
Generations United, an organization devoted to the recognition of grandparents. Take a minute
to thank and acknowledge a grandparent today!
It can be scary when a loved one living with dementia wanders off. There are ways to keep them safe and even reduce the risk of this behavior happening.
Dr. G. Allen Power shares stories of care that wasn't benefitting someone living with dementia and offers tips on how to care in more engaging and meaningful way.
When planning for long-term care with your loved ones, openly discuss the need for someone to be a liaison to help to organize the various parties and needs as they arise. This might include creating a schedule, hiring transportation for medical appointments, meal planning and more.