Celebrating Grandparents!

By |2017-08-24T16:25:51-04:00September 11th, 2015|Family, Support|

Guest blog post by Stephanie Chong, LICSW and Lifematters’ Director of Community, Outreach & Education What better time to reflect on the power of intergenerational relationships than the days leading up to National Grandparent’s Day? The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is like no other, and can provide both with love, life lessons, and affection. [...]

Five Questions To Ask When Diagnosed with a Chronic, Acute, or Serious Illness

By |2017-08-24T16:20:19-04:00August 27th, 2015|ALS, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Cancer, COPD & Allied Conditions, Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Support|

The onset of a chronic, acute or serious illness can bring unexpected changes and leave you feeling uncertain. The key to regaining control is to get involved in your treatment plan, get informed about the disease and plan ahead. […]

Employer Based Home Care Company or Private Caregiver?

By |2018-06-06T14:00:30-04:00August 21st, 2015|Home Care & Caregiving, Support|

For many, choosing to stay at home and age in place is the best option.  At some point, you may need in home care to help with personal care and activities of daily living including assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing, meal preparation, feeding, medication assistance, walking and exercising, shopping and running errands, housekeeping, and laundry. [...]

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