Dec 2015

Long Term Housing Options for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease-Part II

In Home Care (Medical) Medical in home care incorporates skilled nursing help in the home environment. Nurses may come by to help with medical procedures, give medication or provide 24 hour care-depending…

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Long Term Housing Options for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease-Part I

If you have a loved one in the family with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you may want to consider long term care options early in the disease process. Tackling options early on ensures your loved one…

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8 Qualities of An Alzheimer's Caregiver

If you are considering stepping up to the plate to care for an elderly friend or family member with Alzheimer’s disease, you may be wondering if you have what it takes for the job. Being a caregiver…

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Preventing the Flu for Seniors with Alzheimer's Disease

While it’s certainly no fun for any of us to have the flu, it’s important to note that viruses can take a particular toll on the health of the elderly. In fact, they can quickly go from a…

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Winter Solstice Can Bring on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Shortly before winter solstice begins (around the third week of December) is reportedly a time when those suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder are at peak risk for depression. Seasonal Affective…

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Holiday Gift Giving Ideas for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) this year on your holiday gift giving list, you may be wondering just what to buy. Keep in mind that the gift should be safe and useful for…

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Tips for Holidays for Those with Alzheimer's Disease

The holidays are here again, the time when family gatherings, holiday meals, gift giving and other family traditions are observed. But for families living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the holidays…

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Check List for Caregivers to Evaluate Senior Driver Safety

If you have a loved one in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, you may be worried that he/she is not capable of driving safely. Driving is said to be one of the most sensitive issues families…

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