Respite Care is a Chance for Overburdened Caregivers to get a Break

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost six million seniors over the age of 65 receive home health services for chronic and acute disease conditions. These include neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the number one leading cause of dementia in the United States and is…

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Caring for the Caregiver

Imagine you’re on an airplane that suddenly loses air pressure. The oxygen masks descend, and everyone scrambles to put them on. You’re traveling with a loved one who needs help. What do you do? The airline safety instructions are very clear: first put on your own mask, and then help others. You can only care for…

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