Almost 30 percent of patients leaving the hospital don’t want home health care services, which often leads to readmissions and other health issues.
Older adults who face an uncertain future reach out to trusted friends to guide them.
Tending to somebody you love who has a debilitating condition can be physically and emotionally overwhelming. Here are some tips and resources to help you stay strong.
Los médicos y los investigadores reconocen cada vez más que el cuidado de las personas con demencia compromete la salud física y mental de los cuidadores.
Free, daylong sessions run by UCLA teach caregivers how to keep their loved ones safe and engaged, while minimizing the stress in their own lives. Similar programs exist in other states.
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.