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“It takes a village” was never a truer statement than when being a caregiver for an older loved one, and it’s necessary for that “village” to keep effective, ongoing communication so that you can ensure that everyone involved with care… Read More
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If you’re among the 8% of Americans who actually achieve their New Year’s resolution goals, congratulations! But if you’re like the majority of us, you have given up well before even turning the calendar page to February. Although of course… Read More
Senior woman spending quality time with her daughter
Connecting with an older adult who is dealing with Alzheimer’s, particularly in the middle and later stages, is often discouraging – both for you personally and for your senior loved one. Brain changes affect the capacity to hear, process, and… Read More
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Have you ever experienced that jolt of a distant memory that suddenly pops to the forefront of your mind, perhaps through a song, a scent, an image from the past? For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the strength of long-term memory… Read More
While there are certain commonalities, Alzheimer’s disease impacts each individual differently. Our highly trained Atlanta dementia caregivers know, for instance, that although one individual may find pleasure from being outdoors, another person could possibly be overwhelmed by so much sensory… Read More
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In Isaac Asimov’s opinion, “The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists.” It is a typical sentiment for lots of family caregivers when their loved one is diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as dementia. And… Read More
Although the ultimate goal is always to maximize safety and health for older adults they love, family caregivers, unfortunately, commonly end up diminishing their own health along the way. In fact, an incredible 94% of caregivers in a recent research… Read More
Of the numerous challenges linked to providing care for a family member with dementia, the Alzheimer’s Association indicates that the most prevalent difficulty is with personal hygiene, for a number of reasons:… Read More
As a family caregiver, you likely experience various feelings each day: shared laughter over a joke with a senior loved one; worry over a health concern; and of course, once in a while, irritations. We want only the best for… Read More
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Our facial expressions divulge so much to people around us, and when you are feeling an unusual amount of stress, well-meaning family members will surely recognize it, possibly encouraging you to simply, “Cheer up, buttercup!” The truth is, of course,… Read More