More than 1 million Americans have a hip or a knee or a shoulder replaced each year. Joint replacement surgery means removing a damaged joint and putting in a new one. In designing treatment, the first step involves understanding how the surgery affected the person’s ability to function and what support is needed in order…

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Embarrassing outbursts, like suddenly shouting nonsense words or even yelling things you find obscene, can be a part of your senior’s behavior out of the blue. They’re usually connected to over stimulation or your senior feeling uncomfortable or endangered, even if she’s in a safe situation. Very often this happens along the course of cognitive…

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