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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - What is the Difference?

06/07/2020

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month! It gives us the opportunity to hold a conversation about the brain, and share the fact that the different forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are a major public health issue.

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A Season of Social Distancing: Battling Social Isolation

04/01/2020

In this season of COVID-19, there is hyper-vigilance to protect our beloved seniors, since this virus seems to be harshest on them. Your loved one may be in a locked-down facility or restricted to their home with significantly reduced contact to the outside world. ...

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What to Ask on a Tour of a Specialized Memory Care Assisted Living Facility

03/06/2020

  Innovative and new memory care facilities are popping up everywhere, and it is sometimes difficult to decipher the good ones from the bad ones.

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Top 10 Gifts for a Caregiver

04/01/2019

Are you trying to find the perfect gift for a caregiver?  It might be their birthday or just an ordinary day. If you know a caregiver, you probably know how much work they do. Taking care of a loved one who needs them is a significant amount of work. What's the best ...

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15 Ways to Reduce Caregiver Burnout

03/11/2019

Caregiver burnout is real. You're stressed, tired, and need a break! But how do you do this on a daily basis? What if you don't have the time? Each person and situation is different, but incorporating small moments of joy into our lives can help ease some of the ...

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Tips to Reduce Fall Risks for Seniors

03/04/2019

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls threaten seniors’ safety, independence, and cost an enormous amount. In 2015, the total cost of fall injuries was $50 billion. 

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How to use Amazon Alexa as a Caregiver Tool

02/11/2019

In today's world, there are many different apps, devices, and technology options to help us enhance our lives. Amazon's Alexa is a smart home device that connects to your smart phone to help you through your day. As caregivers, we can use this device to our benefit. ...

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How to Save Time as a Caregiver: the Top Five Tips to Make Your Life Easier

01/28/2019

Caregivers are always pressed for time.  They are constantly in demand by both their loved ones who they care for, and the pressures and responsibilities of living a normal life.  This list is written for the caregiver who is always looking for ways to save time in ...

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What exactly is an LVAD?  Where can I go for support?

11/07/2018

 

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When Clutter Becomes Hoarding for Aging Adults

10/31/2018

Has anybody seen Mom’s cat?

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