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Tips to Provide Better In-Home Care

Caregiving at Home Tips for providing in-home care for a loved one Even when their need for specialized care is great, most older people prefer to stay at home. Often adult children and other family members take on the caregiving responsibilities — providing rides, picking up prescriptions and helping out around the house. Eventually, they may even be managing high-tech…

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Tips for Keeping the Senior in Your Life Active

The Importance of Keeping Your Aging Senior Active As you think about the best ways to care for your aging parent or loved one, one of the things you can do that will provide the most benefit in all areas of life is encouraging exercise. Being active can help your aging senior in a wide range of ways, from strengthening social…

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How Family Photo Albums Connect Seniors and Caregivers

HOW FAMILY PHOTO ALBUMS CONNECT SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS Live – Laugh – Reminisce Don’t let family albums be a thing of the past! Today with our camera phones and laptops that can store thousands of pictures, physical scrap books and albums are seemingly becoming obsolete. Although I love family traditions and nostalgia, I too am guilty of neglecting my own…

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9 Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

What Are the Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)? Overview According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Although it’s known to affect adults 65 years and older, up to 5 percent of those diagnosed have early onset AD. This generally means that the person diagnosed is in their 40s or 50s.…

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Dementia Care Over The Holidays

Holidays The holidays are often filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. But they can also bring stress, disappointment and sadness. A person living with Alzheimer’s may feel a special sense of loss during the holidays because of the changes he or she has experienced. At the same time, caregivers may feel overwhelmed maintaining traditions while providing care.…

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