Driving Safety—when to take the keys away Driving is among a person’s first signs of independence as an adult. As far as some are concerned, it is almost an inalienable right. That explains why, although necessary, taking away the freedom to drive due to impaired abilities is a step that’s often strenuously resisted by people…
Bathing: helping with an essential part of life. The loss of cognitive abilities, along with the advanced age of many people with Alzheimer’s makes bathing without assistance a challenge. Since bathing is one of the hallmarks of personal independence and bodily intimacy, it can be embarrassing and stressful for both parties when aid is required….