How to Look for a Live-In Caregiver

Senior care has advanced and evolved over the years; and quite a bit over the last decade or so. A lot of this innovation has come in the form of home care. Decades ago, when an elderly family member required care to live a safe and healthy life, families immediately began looking at brochures for

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Can Alzheimer’s Patients Live in Their Own Homes?

If you have an elderly loved one that was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, you’re probably very worried. And rightfully so. There’s little you can do about stunting the progression of the disease, at least according to what we know currently about it. You’re probably thinking that your life, as well as that of your

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Should Alzheimer’s Patients Receive Specialized Care?

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia. It can be completely debilitating in its later stages, though many seniors are high functioning during the early stages of the disease. The truth is Alzheimer’s Disease can be very difficult, painful, and sad. But that does not mean all is hopeless. There are many things

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What to Do About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease can be pretty terrible; there’s no way around that. Alzheimer’s Disease can rob a person of their memories, their cognitive abilities, and their personality. They can cause the afflicted individual great physical pain as well as emotional pain, to both them and those around them. If a loved one of yours (or you

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Just How Much Care Can You Get In-Home?

For many seniors, it can be difficult to accept help, especially from a caregiver. Frankly, accepting help is often difficult for people regardless of age. We don’t like to admit that there’s something in this world that we can’t handle on our own, even though we realize that everybody needs a helping hand now and

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5 Everyday Tasks Seniors Struggle With

Being a senior can be great. Seniors typically have more free time, they’re wiser, and they can more adroitly take things in their stride. But there are inevitable drawbacks. The term “senior” can apply to a 66-year-old as equally as it can to a 106-year-old. Clearly, this is a very diverse group with diverse challenges.

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