Posted on: September 7th, 2016
Alzheimer’s disease afflicts more than 5.4 million Americans, but millions go undiagnosed for many years because early warning signs are chalked up to stress and a “normal” part of aging.
In the article link below the author shares her experiences in dealing with each of her parents in their later years as their diseases were identified and in getting support for herself.
Article Link: How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents by Jacqueline Marcell
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Posted on: February 17th, 2016
If you aren’t “parenting” your parents now, the odds are you will be in the future. One of the hardest duties is “taking away their independence” when it is no longer safe for them to be driving a car.
In the article link below the author shares what she went through with her elderly father. Learn simple tests to take to verify there is a problem, and then the steps to take to have the DMV and the family physician be the “bad guy” for taking the driver’s license away from your parent.
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