Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his or her family. Help make holiday visits go more smoothly by preparing guests for what to expect during interactions with the person with Alzheimer’s. Explain to guests that the person with Alzheimer’s disease does not always remember what is expected […]
The CDC provides many informational resources and tools to help older adults and their caregivers prepare for emergencies and disasters.
Success with PDGM will revolve around home health clinicians’ compliance with the care planning process. Tina Marrelli and Marie St. Pierre offer expert advice for maximizing success.
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) developed the Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® campaign to increase the use of palliative care for children and teens living with serious illnesses. The campaign includes materials to assist health care providers in starting and continuing conversations about pediatric palliative care with their patients and patients’ families.