Category: dementia

caring for elderly in their home
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Caring for the Elderly at Home

Caring for the elderly at home involves many aspects, from daily personal care to transportation and household maintenance. A large number of the elderly may have some form of dementia – almost half of all people aged 85 or older…
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dealing with dementia
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Care Guide for Dealing with Dementia

Care Guide for Dealing with Dementia Dementia is not a specific disease but a group of symptoms that involve a decline in cognitive functioning, behavioral abilities, and social skills. This decline is severe enough to interfere with a person’s daily…
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Does Medicare Cover Dementia Home Care
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Does Medicare Cover In-Home Care For Dementia Patients?

Medicare does not cover long-term home care but may cover up to 100 days of home nursing care for patients, age 65 and older, suffering from dementia. In end-stage dementia when the patient is determined by a doctor to be…
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