October 202201
Dementia – Assessing Pain
Posted By : Melissa Ford

People with dementia can experience pain, just like anyone else. But, they often react to pain differently than others. There are several reasons for this. One is that people with advanced dementia aren't able to…

October 202201
Family Medical Leave Act
Posted By : Melissa Ford

The Family Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, is a federal law that helps workers keep their jobs when they need time off for their own health condition, or the health of a family member. FMLA…

October 202201
Demencia – Espiritualidad
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Cuando una persona es diagnosticada con demencia puede sentirse indefensa y sin esperanzas. Es común preocuparse sobre el tiempo, los gastos médicos y sobre qué pasará en el futuro. La espiritualidad puede ayudarles a algunas…

October 202201
Discharge Journey: from Hospital to Home
Posted By : Melissa Ford

A discharge is when a person leaves the hospital to go home. People can also be discharged from the emergency department (ED), nursing home or rehabilitation center. Older adults and their caregivers need to know…

October 202201
Grief and Loss
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Loss can happen at any age, but it is more common as people get older. Common losses for older adults are the deaths of loved ones, loss of a job and income, loss of health,…

October 202201
Bastones
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Muchas personas mayores usan bastones para mantener el equilibrio, o después de una lesión o para aliviar dolores leves. Hay diferentes tipos de bastones dependiendo de las necesidades. Un doctor, un fisioterapeuta u otro proveedor…

October 202201
Aislamiento y la soledad
Posted By : Melissa Ford

El aislamiento social se refiere a una persona que no tiene mucho contacto con otras personas. La soledad es la sensación de sentirse sólo " incluso cuando se está acompañado. No todas las personas que…