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Moving to Assisted Living: A Brief Q&A

I was recently asked to participate on an expert panel and share my experiences working with Care Management clients as they begin to explore the option of moving to Assisted Living.  Below are a few of the questions that I was asked and my responses. Q:  When should you think about a move to Assisted… Read more »

The Power of a Comprehensive Assessment: A Case Study

Families often call me when they don’t know what do to next.  They know that they need help because they are feeling overwhelmed and health or safety issues are escalating, but they don’t know exactly what would help them. A comprehensive assessment is a way for a family to get a better understanding of the… Read more »

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s: What’s the Difference? – SeniorAdvisor.com Blog

Dementia affects a significant number of seniors. So does Alzheimer’s. Both subjects get talked about a lot these days, which causes some people to wonder: just what is the difference between dementia vs Alzheimer’s?
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Lifematters Receives Distinguished Corporate Partner Award from ALS Association

Lifematters was honored to receive the Distinguished Corporate Partner Award at the ALS Corporate Awards Celebration on March 16th in Washington, DC.  We look forward to continuing our partnership with The ALS Association — DC/MD/VA Chapter, and encourage all to join this year’s Walk to Defeat ALS to help support their cause.    

Caring for the Caregiver

Caring for a loved one can be one of the most selfless and compassionate acts that you can do for another person.  It can also be incredibly challenging, demanding and draining.  There are the physical and emotional aspects of caregiving, as well as the challenges of navigating the logistics of providing care.  It may feel at… Read more »