It begins at birth: will you breastfeed or choose formula? Will you circumcise your son or leave him au naturel? Will you put your baby on a schedule or will you feed her whenever she seems hungry? Will you co-sleep? Will you use a pacifier? Will you let her cry it out? Will you spank?
For many families, the idea of getting by on one salary is a non-starter, but there are single and stay-at-home-parents who have better navigated a single-income lifestyle.
Living separately can put a strain on your parents' relationship as well as their relationships with family members. What can you do to make the arrangement work?
Life can feel lonely for seniors who are blind or visually impaired. But VISIONS, a nonprofit rehabilitation and social service agency in New York, is working to reverse that isolation.
Alzheimer’s myths run rampant, particularly when it comes to risk factors for the disease. Though several different behaviors and foods have been linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease, other supposed risk factors remain unconfirmed by scientific research.
When a parent receives an Alzheimer's diagnosis, all of the attention typically goes toward him or her. But what about your other parent? That parent, after learning about a spouse's diagnosis, also needs support.
Even though you knew it was time for your mom or dad to transition to senior living, that doesn’t make the new arrangement easier to bear.
As you consider senior living for your parents, the last thing you want is for them to end up in a worse situation than before. How can you be sure that they’ll receive the very best care in a senior living community?
How can families provide spiritual support for their loved one after a move to memory care?
When your loved one has hoarding disorder, planning a senior living move can seem insurmountable. Thankfully, there’s hope.
“When you know the characteristics of each stage of dementia and the abilities that remain, you can capitalize on those,” says Kim Warchol, president of Dementia Care Specialists.