Aspiration pneumonia is a lung infection that comes from particles of food that slip into the lungs instead of the stomach. In the lungs, the particles provide a source of nourishment for bacteria,Read More
The April/May edition of our newsletter for family caregivers is out. Every month, we at Caring Choices publish three articles on topics designed to help families caring for an aging loved oneRead More
So often in the busyness of getting things done for an aging parent, we can forget that there's actually a personal relationship there. And like any relationship, it takes time and needs to be Read More
The Alzheimer’s Association has prepared a list of 10 signs of caregiver stress. A weary, overwhelmed caregiver is unlikely to provide quality care to a friend or loved one with demRead More
One of the most difficult aspects of caring for someone who with dementia are their changes in behavior. Here are five tips that I have taught caregivers that can make a difference.