January 30, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle
Phones are ringing off the hook at Minnesota’s senior helpline, thanks to an expansion of services. Continue Reading
June 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
RALEIGH, N.C. With their elderly parents seated across the octagonal oak table, Donna and Jim Parker were back in the kitchen they knew so well the hutch along one wall crammed with plates, bells and salt-and-pepper shakers picked up during family trips; at the table’s corner, the spindly wooden high chair where a 7-year-old Jim had tearfully confessed to setting a neighbor’s woods ablaze. Continue Reading
September 25, 2010 in INFORUM
Dear Carol: My mother has Alzheimer’s disease. She lives with us in our home, but there isn’t someone available during the day. So far she is doing OK, but I’m worried about the fact that she wants to go outside, and then she just takes off muttering things I don’t understand.
I know wandering is a part of Alzheimer’s. What can we do? Francie Continue Reading