15 days – they usually fly by, but not when you’re waiting to get test results. My husband had thyroid surgery and we were told we should have the results in a couple of days. Why was it taking so long? Every time the phone rang we couldn’t help but wonder if it was going to be “the call” we were waiting for. Just over two weeks later, we finally received the results…
When a Michigan senior loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, the entire family is impacted. Managing a loved one’s dementia at home can be an around the clock challenge.
The physical exercise of pulling weeds, watering containers, and digging in the dirt can improve and maintain joint health. It does more than that, too.
For many Michigan families, summertime means a road trip time! Whether you're traveling across Michigan or across the country, getting there really can be fun if you plan wisely.
If you care for a Michigan senior at home who is living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, safety is probably a top concern, especially if they have a history of wandering away from home.
Enjoying an afternoon of summer fun at one of Michigan’s parks or lakes is something many seniors and their families look forward to all winter long. But for older adults summer presents different risks, including hyperthermia.
Now that summer has finally arrived, many Michigan families are busy making plans for vacation. If you are considering taking a grandparent along this summer, Michigan’s parks and beaches have much to offer.
If a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease lives in a memory care assisted living community, these may be familiar words: “Take me home.” “Why can’t I go home?” What Michigan caregivers should understand, however, is that those words don’t always mean what you think they do.
Now that summer fun is finally in sight for kids in Michigan, we thought it would be a good time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about sunscreen.
As director of caregiver support with Wellspring, I help many families face the fears and uncertainty that comes from awaiting adiagnosis or learning of a prognosis. Now I find myself in that same situation.