Signs Your Loved One Needs Home Care Immediately for Dementia

Are you learning for the first time that your loved one has dementia? This can instantly send fear into your life. Is your loved one going to be okay? Are they going to struggle from day to day? Knowing when to provide your loved ones with help can be hard to do. You ultimately want […]

How to Discuss Home Care with the Family

How to Discuss Home Care with the Family

Is your family considering finding care for a senior loved one? If so, it is important to plan a family meeting to discuss home care as an option. Home care is used to provide the care of a loved one who is unable to fully provide for themselves, yet still stable and mentally sound enough to be […]

Warning Signs of Dementia

If you are noticing new symptoms in your loved one it’s important to know what the cause could be. For example, knowing the warning signs of dementia in your loved one is extremely important so you can catch the disease early and start getting them treatment. Below are some of the most common signs of […]

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How Often Should I Check On My Aging Loved One?

If you have an aging loved you may realize you need to periodically look in on them in order to make sure that they are okay. Knowing how often to check up on them can be complicated but there are certain factors to help you know. In many instances, a combination of outside help and […]

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What to Do If You Think Your Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a disease that few people ever feel comfortable talking about.  It’s an emotional thing to see your loved one slowly lose their grasp on their memory and surroundings.  You may feel helpless, powerless, confused.  You may not be sure where to look for answers, or what to do.  But, don’t worry you’re not […]

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Dementia

According to statistics, there are over 46 million people in the world suffering from dementia. And, the risks significantly increase when a person reaches 60 years of age. It’s important to know the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options in order to be prepared. Symptoms and diagnosis of dementia Different people have different symptoms or a combination […]

Signs of Dementia

How to Recognize the Signs of Dementia

As people age, the body starts to experience the signs of aging. Dementia is one of the many conditions you need to look out for in your aging loved one. Luckily there are certain signs of dementia you can look out for. These sings will be the first indicator that something is wrong. So, if […]

Activities for Your Loved One with Dementia

Activities for Your Loved One with Dementia

It’s important to engage a loved one with dementia in activities that foster proper brain functioning and boost memory capabilities. Games, puzzles, and other fun activities are known to provide impeccable results and also improve their overall health. As each person has their own unique requirements, finding the right activity demands specialized assisted services. For […]

Diffusing Family Tensions

Diffusing Family Tensions

Sometimes family tensions arise when a family member needs assistance in the form of home care. However, when approached in the correct manner it is possible to resolve the tensions quickly. Tensions are typically due to the physical, financial, and emotional demands that come with providing care for a loved one. Common causes of family tensions […]

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Benefits of Laughter in Aging

Studies show that a positive attitude can greatly improve the quality of life. The benefits of laughter in aging, specifically, are numerous, from lowering blood pressure to reducing stress and anxiety. Read on to learn the benefits of laughter in aging: Improves memory. Research on the effect of humor on the memory capabilities of the elderly has yielded […]