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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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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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Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

By | senior care

Depression should never be considered a part of the normal aging process. However, this is not to say that the elderly never suffer from depression. After all, they are often exposed to problems that are specifically related to growing older. They may have age-related health issues, a reduced income, and they may have had to…

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