Archive for February 2013

Act Now: Budget Cuts Could Overwhelm Caregivers and Seniors Alike

Being a lifelong student of psychology, I’ve come to a stark conclusion: Elected officials are missing the part of the brain that allows them to see the potential ripple effects of their actions. How did I arrive at this revelation? I believe it was when I started reading about the automatic federal spending cuts set... Read more »

New Advances in Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: The Lowdown on Brain Amyloid Imaging

We’ve all heard the bleak story that the only way to absolutely be sure a person has Alzheimer’s disease is to examine the brain through autopsy. For decades, we’ve waited ever so patiently for a better way. For some people with the disease, a piece of that better way might finally be here. You may... Read more »

"Care About Your Care" Seeks to Reduce Costly Hospital Readmissions

As a caregiver, you have probably dealt with more doctors, clinics, and hospitals than you’d care to remember. Hospital admissions may be the most stressful of these experiences, considering that your loved one almost always faces a long road ahead after being admitted. But what we don’t often think about is the possibility of our... Read more »