New York, NY
Marisa Cohen is an award-winning freelance writer in New York.
Experts agree that choosing the right Alzheimer's or dementia caregiver or facility can be tricky for families, as it’s easy to get swayed by the cheerful décor of the building or promises made by a sales manager. But the less glamorous touches, such as the training level of the staff, the... more
There are so many decisions that need to be made as your family member progresses through the different stages of dementia. Do they want to stay at home as long as possible with live-in care, or move to assisted living or a nursing facility? Who should be in charge of finances... more
My mom was always a great driver — as far as I know, she never got a single traffic ticket in her six decades behind the wheel. But when she started getting lost on the familiar route to her hair salon, we knew it was time to take away the... more
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