How to choose the right assisted living community

Even physically active seniors may find their ability to tackle day-to-day tasks – household chores, showering, dressing and running errands – diminishes over time. By tapping into assisted living opportunities your loved one can retain their independence while getting help as and when needed. Common assisted tasks may include: Cooking Attending appointments Keeping a tidy … Continue reading How to choose the right assisted living community

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How Memory Books Help Dementia Care

Dealing with a relative with dementia can be very disheartening. The more confused the patient gets, the more frustrated the relatives can begin to feel. The visits with the patient can become fewer and further between and become filled with anger and upset feelings. Rather than stressing about what a loved one does not remember, … Continue reading How Memory Books Help Dementia Care

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How elder care can reduce stress for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a condition that is commonly diagnosed in old age. While it’s not possible to confirm a diagnosis before autopsy, doctors can be up to 90 percent accurate by taking a medical history and conducting certain tests. Brain scans and physical examinations are also useful. Planning elder care after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Proper … Continue reading How elder care can reduce stress for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

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Home Care Services Help the Need for Companionship

As people age, they have a need for constant companionship. If you and your family cannot provide the level of companionship to best benefit your elderly loved one, you can turn to home care services. A professional that provides in-home senior care can help your loved one with a variety of tasks, aside from anything … Continue reading Home Care Services Help the Need for Companionship

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Home care and helping your parent cope with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can mean big changes to the family dynamic. It’s not just the big decisions – even day-to-day life can be altered. Getting the right home care can help. Home care – helping your loved one dress Chances are the only thought you give to getting dressed is considering what to wear. As … Continue reading Home care and helping your parent cope with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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