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Senior Care Management Insights - March 2012

March, 2012
Tips to Help Alzheimer’s Patients Who Lack Proper Family Support

A loving, supportive family can make a huge difference in the quality of care received by an individual with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. But sadly, not every dementia patient has a devoted advocate. Learn what you can do as a senior care professional to help patients receive the quality care they need in the absence of proper family support. 

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