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Wednesday August 29th, 2012

What is a memory unit?

A condition that causes memory loss (dementia) is one of the most common reasons an elder can no longer live at home. Some assisted living facilities have "memory units." So do some skilled nursing facilities. Every aspect of a memory unit is geared to the needs of adults with dementia.
Wednesday August 15th, 2012

When parents need financial help

Many adult children are encountering the uncomfortable reality that their parents don't have enough money. Perhaps they've simply outlived their savings. Or their medical expenses have grown beyond anything ever imagined. Whatever the cause, it's an issue that poses hard choices. How much should you support them? And what about your own needs? Your children's? Here are some thoughts to consider.
Wednesday July 18th, 2012

How to beat "decision fatigue"

Caring for an ill family member often requires taking on the role of "decision maker." Sometimes it's multiple mundane decisions (Should you ask your sister to do the shopping? Is this a good day to shower Mom? Now or after lunch?). And sometimes it's several important health decisions, all in a short period of time.
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Thursday July 12th, 2012

What is "assisted living"?

There are many options for seniors who no longer want to live at home. If an elder in your life is ready to let go of some responsibilities, she or he may be interested in assisted living.   Assisted living facilities (ALFs) are tailored to individuals with only mild health concerns. They enable residents who are relatively capable to be freed from chores such as meal preparation and housework. They also offer social opportunities. ALFs typically provide
Friday June 22nd, 2012

Summer Circular 2012

Hospice Hope Classic and Hoedown, Listening to a Life, A Message from the CEO, Letter to the Editor, Utilization of Hospice Care in Davie County, Test your HPCC Knowledge, Introducing The Hospice Foundation, Sanctuary, Philanthropic spirits, Hospice Hope Run - Love was in the Air, Breathtaking Scenery Enjoyed by Paddlers. Click here to read.