Caregiving

Live Well with Dementia

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is life changing and raises a lot of questions and emotions. It can leave a person feeling isolated and unsure of where to turn for information and support to live well with dementia.

When Medicaid Pays for Nursing Home Care

The rules and requirements for Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care are complicated and will vary according to the state where your parent lives. With that said, here’s a general, simplified rundown of what it takes to qualify.

Aging is Natural: Abuse is Not

A startling number of elders face abusive conditions. Every year an estimated five million older Americans are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Unfortunately, for every individual case reported, about 24 cases are left unreported. These rates are rising, and Montana is no exception.

Helping A Relative Who Is Newly Alone

When the loved one they have been living with passes away, many older adults face the challenge of learning to live alone—often for the first time.