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  • How to Prepare Moving Aging Parents into Your Home How to Prepare Moving Aging Parents into Your Home It can be a tough decision to move an aging parent into your home, but once the decision is made, there are some things you can do to make the process as easy as possible. Here are some tips to help you plan for the big move. Assess the Way They Currently Live You may not ... Read More
  • Managing the Symptoms of Sundowning Managing the Symptoms of Sundowning Alzheimer’s Disease presents many challenges, not the least of which is something called sundowning—a period in the late day/early evening when agitation or irritability can set in for no apparent reason. Confusion tends to worsen as the sun goes down, hence the name. The ... Read More
  • Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver for Others Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver for Others Becoming a caregiver to a family member is both rewarding and challenging. It will no doubt have an impact on the other relationships in your life, making the personal priorities fall to the back burner. While we may tell ourselves, this type of caregiving is only temporary, ... Read More
  • Quality of Life for Dementia Patients Quality of Life for Dementia Patients It’s often thought that those diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s will steadily lose their quality of life. While cognitive decline is certainly part of the process, there are things you can do as a caregiver to maintain as much quality of life as possible. Regardless of ... Read More
  • Memory Loss: When to Be Concerned Memory Loss: When to Be Concerned Have you ever heard the phrase, “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” Many seniors start worrying that they are losing memory and cognitive thinking skills as they age, and many of them think it just comes with growing older. To some degree, that can be true, but how do ... Read More
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