NON-DRUG TIPS FOR COPING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR

NON-DRUG TIPS FOR COPING WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS Esther Heerema, MSW published in Very Well One of the more difficult aspects of Parkinson’s dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is that it changes the way an individual thinks and reacts to every-day situations. Whether you’re providing physical care, bringing your loved one to a doctor’s … [Read more...]

NURSES FOR SAFE ACCESS

Compassionate Care Through The Hearts And Hands Of Nurses Nurses For Safe Access (NFSA) are Integrative Cannabinoid Nurse Advocates! Across America people every day are becoming more and more disenfranchised from Western medicine; the side effects of debilitating pharmaceuticals; and the soaring cost of prescription drugs. People suffering from … [Read more...]

PARKINSON’S TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS

PARKINSON’S TRAINING FOR CAREGIVERS BY IN-HOME CARE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES Kerry Goss, Senior Helpers of the Desert Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that affects at least one million people in the U.S. alone, and that number will likely increase due to the aging Baby Boomers population. Few in-home care … [Read more...]

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN CARING FOR SOMEONE WITH LATE MODERATE STAGE DEMENTIA

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN CARING FOR SOMEONE WITH  LATE MODERATE STAGE DEMENTIA Is your loved one ready for a baby doll? How about a stuffed animal? Stroking and looking after a “love object” is soothing to many people approaching severe-stage dementia. These activities satisfy a sense of purposefulness and calm. Those with a tendency to agitation or … [Read more...]

CALIFORNIA END OF LIFE OPTION ACT

CALIFORNIA END OF LIFE OPTION ACT Jacquelynn N. Remery, Esq The CALIFORNIA END OF LIFE OPTION ACT was signed into law on October 5, 2015 and just went into effect on June 9, 2016. With this Act, California becomes the fourth state to have a “right to die” statute, joining Oregon (Oregon Death with Dignity Act, 1997), Washington (Washington … [Read more...]