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Posts tagged with “Alzheimers”

Tips for Helping Alzheimer’s Patients Who Lack Proper Family Support

For individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, having loving spouses, children or grandchildren devoted to caring for them can make all the difference in the world. To senior care professionals, it’s usually quite obvious when such a strong support system is absent. Not only is it heartbreaking, it also makes it difficult to ensure those Alzheimer’s patients receive the care they need.

Do Your Homework Before Hiring Help

Employing a caregiver for your senior loved one might be among the biggest decisions that you’ll make for him or her. By gathering the most information available, you’ll help ensure a good caregiving match.

5 Ways to Be a Healthy Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Caregiving is a labor of love, and love is about selflessness and sacrifice. Spouses give up so much for each other, parents constantly put their children’s needs before their own, and when those children become grown adults with aging parents, they want to return the love and care they received.

8 Memory-Sharing Activities for Someone With Alzheimer’s

Sharing “remember when” stories like these warms the heart of every family member in the room as those special moments of shared history are remembered. When a mind-altering disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia begins affecting the memory of someone you love, shared recollections become all the more important.

Long-term Alzheimer's Care Options

“Whatever happens to me, I don’t want to end up in a nursing home!” Ever heard your parents say that before? Older adults commonly express that wish, or some variation of it, fearing the possibility of becoming completely dependent on others and being left to the care of strangers rather than remaining amongst family.

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