Opioids in the Elderly: What You Need to Know

Opioids in the ElderlyIs it possible you may have a preconceived notion of certain stereotypical groups of people? As an example, what ideas immediately come to mind when you hear “drug addict”? A young adult helpless to make it through everyday life without a fix, maybe turning to a life of crime to finance his or her dependency? [Read more…]

Don’t Be a Victim of Caregiver Fatigue: Stress Reduction Tips for Your Busy Life

Caregiver Fatigue“There just aren’t enough hours in the day!” Has this been your mantra lately? Those in the sandwich generation in particular – who simultaneously care for children and aging parents – can easily become overwhelmed with being pulled in so many different directions. We invite you to set aside just a few precious moments to implement these sanity-saving tips and avoid suffering from caregiver fatigue: [Read more…]

Living with MS on Your Own Terms

Living with MSTo quote Jane Austen, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” And for someone who is living with MS, comfort is crucial, as is remaining safe. If a loved one has been diagnosed with MS, the initial step in caregiving should be to make the appropriate modifications so the home is a safe, comfortable sanctuary, and not a hazardous place. [Read more…]