A critical shortage of home health care workers in California and across the U.S. threatens care for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Research shows that people with dementia can benefit significantly from efforts to ease communication, improve overall health and other key measures.
Traditionally there for mothers giving birth, a doula’s role has evolved to comforting seniors facing death.
Medical experts around the country are rolling out instructional videos for family caregivers who need help with challenging medical tasks.
The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a recent report — putting a strain on families and health care resources.
Según un informe reciente, se espera que el número de latinos en los Estados Unidos con la enfermedad roba-memoria aumente más de ocho veces para 2060, a 3,5 millones de casos, poniendo presión en las familias y en los recursos de salud.
The first overhaul of federal regulations in almost 30 years for home health care agencies will require them to be much more responsive to what aging patients and their caregivers need or want.
Expertos, y estudios, afirman que la risa puede agregar humor, y aliviar el dolor por la pérdida cercana, al final de la vida.
Humor may be an antidote for the pain of death for both patients and survivors.
Caregivers often pay some housing, medical, transportation and other living expenses for those they help, an AARP survey finds.