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Minding Our Elders
May 20, 2017
Family caregiver needs recognition from siblings
Dear Carol: I have been taking care of my aging parents' needs for several years. Since I live near them, and caregiving suits my personality,...
May 20, 2017 - 7:52am
May 13, 2017
Early memory issues alone shouldn't force contented elder from home
Dear Carol: My dad is 81 and lives alone in his small home that he loves. What he can’t do, he hires done. He’s a positive person who is...
May 13, 2017 - 7:38am
May 6, 2017
Transition from hospital to nursing home most practical move for some
Dear Carol: My 83-year-old mother has lived with my family for two years, but her Type 1 diabetes and lung problems have been worsening. She also has severe pain from arthritis. Mom was recently hospitalized with a respiratory infection and took a long time to respond to treatment....
May 6, 2017 - 9:31am
April 29, 2017
Is mom being over-medicated in a nursing home?
April 29, 2017 - 7:00am
April 22, 2017
Delirium and even death following physical trauma not unusual for elders
Dear Carol: My mother, who was in her early 80s, was doing well, except for arthritis and high blood pressure. Then she fell and broke her hip....
April 22, 2017 - 7:00am
April 15, 2017
Proper legal documents important for loved ones
Dear Carol: As my parents aged, we all thought that we were taking care of the legal issues necessary so that I, as Durable Power Of Attorney...
April 15, 2017 - 8:13am
April 10, 2017
Moving parent from assisted living to memory care may require creativity
Dear Carol: My mom has been in assisted living for six years and she's loved it. Unfortunately, while she's relatively healthy, her short-term...
April 10, 2017 - 9:42am
April 1, 2017
"The Inheritance" follows ND family as genetic Alzheimer's becomes legacy
Dear Readers: For most people, finding out that they have come into an inheritance is a positive experience. Not so when that inheritance is...
April 1, 2017 - 7:23am
March 28, 2017
Letter: Bursack's 'Minding our Elders' column delivers helpful information
There are plenty of reasons why I continue to be a consumer of The Forum, but right towards the top of my list is Carol Bradley Bursack's weekly column, "Minding our Elders."
March 28, 2017 - 9:30am
March 25, 2017
Feeling useful integral to emotional health
Dear Carol: My dad suffers from the effects of poorly controlled diabetes. He's finally trying to follow the advice his doctors have given him...
March 25, 2017 - 6:45am
March 18, 2017
Caregivers needn't feel guilty about missing the moment of passing
Dear Carol: My dad had been fighting cancer for years. Eventually, there was no more hope for a cure, so we agreed to ask for hospice care to...
March 18, 2017 - 7:00am
March 11, 2017
Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 6:45am
March 4, 2017
Major changes like moving can set back health of some elders
Dear Carol: My mother's memory has gotten very poor, her arthritis puts her at risk for falls and she has severe asthma, so she decided that...
March 4, 2017 - 6:00am
February 25, 2017
Don't feel guilty about wishing your loved one could let go
Dear Carol: My mom is 94 years old and frail. She has a weak heart and bad lungs, yet she hangs on. I'm a 73-year-old widow. I took care of Mom...
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
February 18, 2017
Recovery from double grief may require professional care
Dear Carol: My mom passed away a month ago from a major stroke. Since her death, I seem to either be in a fog or collapsing into tears. My sister,...
February 18, 2017 - 6:30am