Chronic or Advanced Illnesses

One of the most difficult parts of caring for a loved one with a chronic or advanced illness is knowing that they may not get better. As caregivers, we are committed to being there and are determined to provide our loved ones with the best care we can. One of the ways we can do this is by familiarizing ourselves with the illness and recognize the warning signs. This section includes an overview of some of the common chronic or advanced illnesses.


Nurse checking heartbeat of elderly patient

Chronic or Advanced Illnesses - Article

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and You

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), also known as Heart Failure, is when your heart gets damaged and is not pumping enough blood to meet your body's needs. Learn more.

Two Senior Men Sitting on Outdoor Steps

Chronic or Advanced Illnesses - Article

Warning Signs of Dementia

Dementia can be a scary word. Learn about the early warning signs and what to do if you're noticing symptoms.

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