Technology May Allow Dementia Patients to Live at Home Longer

Posted on May 16, 2022 by shieldsandboris

Many people with dementia become unable to care for themselves the way they once were able to. They forget things and often have poor judgment. This also often means they need a caregiver to help them. However, there are certain innovations that can help those with dementia:

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What a Power of Attorney Allows You to Do (And Not Do)

Posted on May 9, 2022 by shieldsandboris

It’s likely that you have heard that you need a Power of Attorney (POA) document. However, like many legal documents, a power of attorney can be confusing. Here we break down the things you need to know about a power of attorney and what they do and don’t allow.

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Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Posted on May 2, 2022 by shieldsandboris

Caring for a loved one is demanding and taxing. While you accept the role with a big open heart, you hardly ever understand what the job entails until you are deep into it. Often by that time it is difficult to ask for help and find time for yourself.

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Fitness Trackers Aren’t Just for Young Folks

Posted on April 25, 2022 by shieldsandboris

If you need some motivation to help you get up and moving, how about trying a fitness tracker? You’ve probably heard about the Fitbit and Apple Watch, but there are a variety of options out there to fit every need and budget.

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