Behavior Problems in the Elderly Part 1

As a GCM, I am often consulted when a family member or caregiver is extremely frustrated due to ongoing issues with their loved one’s behaviors that they have had increasingly more difficulty controlling. I often feel like a broken record, but the bottom line is that...

Behavior Problems in the Elderly Part 2

What prompted the writing of my previous post was, as I said on the onset that I am often contacted by a family member or a caregiver who is struggling with a behavior that continues to escalate and attempts to redirect his or her behavior have failed. Although this...

Why Aging in Place is Important

I am passionate about aging in place (or finding the next best option if aging in place is not possible) because I believe that the quality of life can be enhanced with appropriate systems and safety nets, even with the additional challenges that the elder population...

Wandering: A Preventable Danger

Wandering is one of the most common and potentially dangerous behaviors among patients with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. For families and caregivers of seniors living with AD (Alzheimer’s/Dementia), it is imperative that we understand the many causes of...