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Dementia Care

Make Your Home Safer for a Loved One with Dementia

How to Make Your Home Safer for a Loved One with Dementia

By | Dementia Care, Elder Care, senior care

Does someone you love suffer from dementia? Living with dementia presents risks and hazards that can compromise autonomy over time. Before looking at assisted living or residential care, consider ways to make the home safer for dementia;¬†these simple modifications could preserve independence and foster well-being without leaving the home. Make your home a safer place…

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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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How to Care for Alzheimer's at Home

How to Care for Alzheimer’s at Home – What You Should Know

By | Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s disease is the name of a progressive brain disorder that is, unfortunately, irreversible. Someone with Alzheimer’s will experience a gradual decline in behavioral, cognitive, and physical abilities. They may have trouble coming up with the right words to use and recognizing familiar objects and family members. This will likely lead to frustration, irritability, and…

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Tips For Caring For Dementia Patients

By | Dementia Care

Personal hygiene becomes harder as people grow older and health conditions such as arthritis make it harder to maneuver safely in the bathroom. However, you should also be aware that dementia causes symptoms that can increase the challenges of bathing and brushing their teeth. As a family caregiver, your loved one depends on you to…

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