The idea of having surgery can be scary and involve a lot of questions for the medical team. While the focus is on having a successful surgery, there also needs to be some thought put into a successful recovery once you return home.
There are numerous questions to ask before you are discharged, not the least of which is how will you actually get home? You might also need to know what foods to eat after surgery, if you’ll need medications reminders and more.
Review this infographic and talk with your healthcare provider about any concerns or how to get support so you can heal and return to your independent life.
What does it mean to be a family caregiver? For some people it means never taking a break and that's why the theme for November's National Family Caregiver Month is, "Caregiving Around the Clock."
No matter where you live, there is probably an engaging experience for your loved one who is living with dementia to check out. Read about everything from memory cafes to full-size model ships created to help those who are coping with the symptoms of dementia.
Learn more about what elder abuse is and how to create more security for seniors who might be vulnerable to neglect or others forms of abuse.