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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

One of the worst feelings a person can experience is the one that comes when they hear about a dire diagnosis of a loved one’s health. It’s overwhelming and leaves you feeling helpless. It also comes with so many questions: What does this mean? Could I have done anything to prevent it? Is he/she going…

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Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease

The 7 Stages of Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia is one of the hardest things to do. The challenges and demands that the disease presents go far beyond what it takes to care for a senior without the condition. One of the best ways you can care for your loved one living with dementia is to understand…

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The Seven Stages of Dementia

How to Help Children Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis is devastating for families, and as a parent, you may find it difficult to discuss the effects the disease has on the mind and body, especially with young children and teenagers. To help children learn about and cope with the realities of this disease, it is best for parents and caregivers to…

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How to Help Children Understand Alzheimer's Disease

Age-Related Memory Loss May Not Be Alzheimer’s

Are you concerned about your memory? Do you write out a shopping list and then forget to take the list to the store with you? Do you forget where you parked your car? Do you forget what you went into the garage to get? This type of forgetfulness can happen at any age for many…

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Age-Related Memory Loss May Not Be Alzheimer’s

Dementia Signs to Look for During the Holidays

If you are a distance caregiver, you may not have the opportunity to spend as much time with your aging loved ones as you would like to, which might put you in the position of missing subtle signs that they may be experiencing more than just the occasional memory slip or stumble in their home….

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Dementia Signs to Look for During the Holidays

Alzheimer’s Communication Tips for Caregivers

How can you help your loved one if they can’t tell you what they need? One of the many heartbreaking issues that crop up when Alzheimer’s starts to develop is the beginning of a deterioration in their communication skills. Alzheimer’s patients have trouble communicating because they simply start to forget how. It is essential to…

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Alzheimer’s Communication Tips for Caregivers

Safety Devices for Seniors Who Wander

Home Care Services Ormond Beach FL-If you have an elderly loved one who tends to wander, you probably know that deep fear that pops up when you can’t find your loved one in the house. Some of these safety devices might help you to have a little more peace of mind.

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Safety Devices for Seniors Who Wander

The 3 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Nobody wants to hear the news of a bad diagnosis. But among all of the distressing illnesses a person could experience, there is something particularly heartbreaking about Alzheimer’s Disease. Watching a loved one slowly deteriorate and forget beautiful memories (or even forget who you are) comes with a 24/7 percolating sadness as caregivers and family…

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Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease