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Alzheimer’s Care

Key Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer's

Key Differences Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

By | Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Elder Care, senior care

  It’s common for people to think that dementia and Alzheimer’s are just two different names for the same condition, and, in fact, the two words are often used interchangeably. However, the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s actually have two different and distinct meanings. Here are some pointers to help you differentiate between the two and…

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8 Treatable Issues that Mimic Dementia or Alzheimer's Disease

8 Treatable Issues that Mimic Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease

By | Alzheimer's Care, Elder Care, General Health, senior care

If someone that you love or care for is exhibiting symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, rule out an underlying cause or condition. Dementia covers a wide span of behaviors that could also be explained by causes unrelated to Alzheimer’s Disease, and that can be treated with a positive prognosis. Eight very treatable conditions that…

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Are There Resources Available to Help Pay for Home Care?

Are There Resources Available to Help Pay for Home Care?

By | Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, Non Medical Care, Nursing Care, senior care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

Many seniors and their loved ones worry and fret over how to pay home care providers, with some assuming that they don’t have the resources to pay for this much-needed service when the time comes. Many seniors that need assistance rely on a family member, usually unpaid, to help them out quite regularly. There are…

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Prepare for the Doctor's Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

Prepare for the Doctor’s Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

By | Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, General Health, Nursing Care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

If you are a caregiver, either a family member or a professional personal care aide, an important part of being a caregiver is to work with doctors and other healthcare professionals who are involved in caring for the patient. You may find it advantageous to accompany the patient to the doctor on the next scheduled…

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