Links We Like: August 15, 2014

| By Jodi Horton

Three stories grabbed our attention this week. Two are related to practical caregiving, and the third touches on the emotional aspect of caring for a person with dementia.

Aging is a tricky process, for the one who’s aging and for the one who’s trying to help. The Wall Street Journal explored how adult children and aging parents can adjust in an article last week. Read more: When elderly parents lose independence

Many families make the decision to move an aging family member in to their home, and it’s interesting to learn about the innovative ways people are making a multigenerational household work. Read more: For an aging parent, an ‘in-law suite’ can provide a home within a home

Finally, the last article we want to share was in the Opinion pages of the New York Times. It was both sad and touching and a very small and quick glimpse into caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. Read more: The mysteries of my father’s mind

 

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