Do I have to use a Caregiver Agency? Couldn’t I just save a few bucks?

1/31/13 Q: Why would I need to use an agency to find a caregiver for my parents? Couldn’t I just save the extra cost by hiring privately? John S., Atlanta, GA A: The short answer is: You get what you pay for… The long answer has to do with protection, for you and your parents. […]

What Kind of Dementia is it?

7/15/12 Q: The doctor gave my dad a diagnosis of dementia. How can I tell if it is Alzheimer’s or not? Denise S.; Decatur, GA   A: Well, allow me to clarify that dementia is a syndrome, or cluster of symptoms, pertaining to thinking and memory loss. It is not really a diagnosis. It is […]