Month: September 2019

Receiving a serious or terminal diagnosis could indicate that hospice care is needed in the future. It’s important to know that hospice care is not synonymous with dying. With a terminal diagnosis, death may not occur for months or even years. 

Discussing end of life wishes feels uncomfortable at best, but these conversations are crucial to ensure your wants are honored during this meaningful and transformational time. Because this is a pressing question for many of our clients, we’d like to offer some advice for starting the conversation as well as some guidance regarding what to… Read More »

While the symptoms of multiple sclerosis may vary between individuals, late-stage MS is evidenced by a marked reduction in mobility and increased dependence on others for the most basic of life functions. Early stages of MS may begin with simple muscle weakness, difficulty speaking, tremors or dizziness and these symptoms increase in intensity over time. Understanding what happens during late-stage MS is vital to help provide a caring and safe environment for your loved one. 

As we age, it can be difficult to realize that we don't simply bounce back from challenges as we did decades before. A fall to a senior could mean much more than a loss of mobility: it could require extensive rehabilitation, surgery or other life-altering challenges. As they're recovering, seniors are likely to need mental as well as physical support in order to improve their health and mobility and these suggestions may help.