Hospital dumping of dementia patients is the new normal. Twice in the past 30 days I have had two clients sent to the emergency room for delusional and unsafe behavior. Both individuals had a diagnosis of dementia. Both times a medication review was requested because... Read more
Emergency Room Visits – Many are Unnecessary Emergency room visits for many older adults are unnecessary because they are not true medical emergencies. Unnecessary emergency room visits add cost to the already overburdened health care system and drain money... Read more
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The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes
Caring for aging parents and family members with declining health can stir up a range of feelings that include guilt, sadness, and exhaustion. Learn how to cope with the unexpected role of caregiving and care receiving.