How To Speak With A Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

One of the great challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s in communicating. Alzheimer’s affects the mental processes that control memory and behavior. Over time, Alzheimer’s can affect the way a person connects with others. People who suffer from Alzheimer’s experience memory loss and changes of mood that can make having a simple conversation very difficult. Finding … Continue reading How To Speak With A Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

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Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

Providing in home care for an elderly loved one is challenging. It’s even more difficult when the elderly person has some type of brain disorder or Alzheimer’s. When we see sudden negative behavioral changes, it can cause us to feel alarmed. For instance, watching a loved one deal with Sundowner’s syndrome is often frightening. Sundowner’s … Continue reading Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

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Why Seniors Should Consider an Early Flu Shot

Seniors and small children face a harder time during the flu season. At times, seniors can be hospitalized when flu symptoms get out of hand. It’s important to get the flu vaccine, but it’s nearly equally important that seniors get their vaccine sooner rather than later for a few reasons. Let’s explore those reasons. Seniors … Continue reading Why Seniors Should Consider an Early Flu Shot

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What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance

When many people think of long-term care (LTC), the first thing that comes to mind is a nursing home. While long-term care insurance can be used to offset nursing home care costs, it can also be used in variety of other situations, such as paying for in-home care. Long-term care insurance is designed to help … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care Insurance

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Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

Many seniors value their independence and choose to age in place for as long as possible before shifting to assisted living or a nursing home. As long as there are no major health and safety concerns, this isn’t usually an issue. If there are areas where they need additional support, an in-home caregiver can help … Continue reading Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?

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