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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Senior Mental Health

According to the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, 20 percent of people in the U.S. age 65 or older have a mental health concern. These concerns can range from anxiety to depression or dementia. Catching these in their initial stages is crucial to limiting their long-term effects. Those who operate as primary family caregivers…

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Senior Mental Health

Caring for Seniors with Parkinson’s Disease

Elder Care Tampa FL-One set of challenges that your elder parent will face on their journey with PD is difficulties fulfilling their activities of daily living. These are the basic tasks that everyone must complete to live a functioning lifestyle.

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Caring for Seniors with Parkinson's Disease

Validation Therapy for Seniors with Dementia

If your senior loved one has dementia, you’re eventually looking for all of the tools that you can find in order to help you make life as easy as possible for your loved one. One tool you might be especially interested in is called validation therapy. What Is Validation Therapy? Validation therapy isn’t as complicated…

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Validation Therapy for Seniors with Dementia

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Wandering

Caregivers in Marco Island Florida: Six out of ten people with dementia will wander. While there is no way to completely stop them from straying, there are several things that can be done to keep them safe.

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How to Prevent Alzheimers Wandering

Alzheimer’s: Affecting Women More Than Men

Over time, we’ve come to find that women are often impacted by Alzheimer’s on a much larger scale than men. In fact, research shows that women currently represent the majority of individuals both living with Alzheimer’s and providing care for Alzheimer’s patients. Take a look at some potential reasons why Alzheimer’s is more prevalent among…

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Alzheimer's Affecting Women More Than Men

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