While the sudden caregiver has no preparation, no warning signs or slow changing of circumstance, the long-term caregiver certainly experiences situations of crisis.
Data from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau shows in no uncertain terms that the U.S. population has grown older over the prior two decades.
Lecanemab (sold under the brand name Leqembi) helps reduce amyloid plaques in the brain, which are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Prevention’s recent article, “All About Lecanemab, the New FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Drug,” reports that the drug was approved in January under the FDA’s Accelerated Approval pathway. This process allows the organization to approve drugs for serious…
As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
The FDA has approved brexpiprazole (Rexulti) opens in a new tab or window for agitation associated with Alzheimer’s disease dementia, the agency announced on Thursday.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed an executive order in the Rose Garden that issues more than 50 directives across nearly every Cabinet-level agency in an effort to expand access to long-term care and childcare.
The three main areas of focus for elder law attorneys include health care, estate and tax planning and guardianship matters.
Providing care for an aging relative or loved one is often physical and emotionally challenging. Learn how to recognize the early signs of burnout – and how to prevent it.
A government report reveals a troubling pattern among Medicare enrollees in their last year of life.
As many family caregivers know all too well, caring for an elderly loved one can overwhelm you quickly.