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How to Cope with a Spouse Living with Dementia

09/16/2020

Care Managers are funny creatures, we truly are. From the moment we meet you or your loved one, we are assessing the current situation. We have been taught to do this, so it comes natural to us. One thing we can’t assess, though, is how situations will turn out when we ...

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9 Frequently Asked Questions About Hospice Care

08/30/2020

Hospice care is a specialty service specifically for individuals and their loved ones with late-stage illnesses. This includes medical, emotional, spiritual, and grief support. Hospice care can be widely misunderstood! Many associate hospice with death, when in ...

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What Does Hearing Loss Have To Do With Dementia?

08/05/2020

Studies have shown that at least 2/3 of adults age 70+ have hearing loss in America, yet only about 16% of these individuals utilize hearing aids. At the same time, according to Alzheimers.net, by the year 2025, 7.1 million people will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s ...

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

06/07/2020

Okay, so we need to have a conversation about the brain, and bring to light 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 5 Ways to Combat Isolation in Aging Adults

02/25/2019

Have you ever felt isolated? Maybe you had a surgery or illness that left you bedridden for weeks at a time. Or perhaps you live in a new city and don't know anyone. There are many different ways we can become isolated, and as many of us fall into our routines, we ...

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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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