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Posted 4:55 am

How to Help Calm Agitation in a Person with Dementia?

Providing care for an aging parent or another loved one who is suffering from dementia can be frustrating, but it can also be incredibly validating. The key is for caregivers to educate themselves about the disease and find ways of tackling common problems before they come up. Unfortunately, agitation is often one of those problems,Read More

Posted 5:08 am

Struggling When A Loved One Has Dementia

Dementia is unpredictable, and how a parent progresses through the disease isn’t the same as another person experiences. Families can provide care for their parents with dementia until the later stages, but during the later stages, there are too many risks to take on these challenges alone. With later stage/advanced dementia they may wander asRead More

Posted 5:35 am

Questions To Ask When Searching For Dementia Care

Seniors with advanced dementia or Alzheimer’s disease need assisted living opportunities to help manage their daily life activities. These loved ones cannot live alone and are prone to wandering off and getting lost, and loved ones cannot handle the healthcare requirements for their loved ones without nursing care. Families ask questions to find the bestRead More

Posted 5:39 pm

Transitioning to a Memory Care Community

When a loved one’s memory declines, family members must come together and decide how to care for this person. A memory care community serves as the best option for many individuals, as they receive care around the clock. However, making this move can be difficult for the loved one. Experts offer the following tips toRead More

Posted 5:21 pm

Memory Care: Words of Encouragement

There is hope for people with signs of advanced dementia or reduced cognitive abilities. Families should seek ways to maintain an affected relative’s dignity and comfort, and staying flexible can make caring for a senior who needs memory care easier. Safely keeping family members at home when there is a risk of them wandering awayRead More

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