Let’s face it, as we age our homes become less friendly in meeting our changing needs. For instance, … [Read more...]
Guidance for the caregiver to maximize patient safety and well-being
Your primary goal as caregiver is to have the peace of mind that you are providing the best care possible by ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved one. Each caregiving situation has a unique set of care challenges from adapting homes for safety to creating enrichment activities that keep spirits high.
Understanding your loved one’s needs and providing the proper care will help both of you live a happy life. We hope these articles help guide you in providing the best care possible at all times.
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Nobody instantly moves into a memory-care community upon diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. … [Read more...]
Some estimates say that as many as 80% of all people with Alzheimer's or other dementia are being … [Read more...]
The majority of people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia are physically active, unless they're on … [Read more...]
For the care partners (the person with dementia and their caregiver) living with Alzheimer’s disease … [Read more...]
I recently had the privilege to talk with David Kramer about his mission to empower others to live … [Read more...]
Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia has a unique set of … [Read more...]
I love being outdoors - the warm sun on my skin, the sound of a woodpecker nearby, the smell of … [Read more...]
I recently had the privilege to interview Michael Ellenbogen about his recent skydiving adventure. … [Read more...]
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease often leaves a family feeling as if life with their loved one is … [Read more...]
When a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease their behaviors and interests change as the disease … [Read more...]
Mom is doing pretty well. She lives at home, drives, and does her own grocery shopping. However, … [Read more...]