Category: Senior Care

caring for elderly in their home
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Caring for the Elderly at Home

Caring for the elderly at home involves many aspects, from daily personal care to transportation and household maintenance. A large number of the elderly may have some form of dementia – almost half of all people aged 85 or older…
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How Do You Qualify for Respite Care?

How Do You Qualify for Respite Care? Respite care is a temporary or short-term care service that helps give caregivers a break when they need it. It allows family caregivers to take time away from caring for their family member.…
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Refuse to Eat

What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Refuse to Eat? Food and nutrition is important for everyone especially for patients with Alzheimer’s. The disease can take a toll on an individual’s appetite and even willingness to eat. Patients forget what food…
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when alzheimers patient wants to go home
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Want to Go Home

What To Do When People With Alzheimer’s Want to Go Home? If you have been around Alzheimer’s patients for a while, then you might have heard them say time and again that they want to go home. Sometimes, they may…
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when alzheimer's patients hit
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Hit

It is unfortunate that most Alzheimer’s patient's curse, hit, grab, kick, throw things, scratch, scream, bite and make strange noises. Half of the people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s show some of these behaviors. Sometimes the hitting can get so bad that…
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when alzheimers person gets angry
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Become Combative

What To Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Become Combative It is not uncommon to see Alzheimer’s patients becoming combative or aggressive. A lot of factors contribute to such combativeness. Sometimes, it is challenging to know how to respond to a patient…
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when alheimers person stops talking
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What to Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Stop Talking

What To Do When Alzheimer’s Patients Stop Talking? Alzheimer’s is a horrible disease that eats away a person bit by bit. It causes significant damage to the brain. As the disease progresses, the symptoms become worse and worse to a…
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What Caregivers Do for Elderly
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What Is Alzheimer’s Disease

What Is Alzheimer’s Disease? We all know that it is normal for people to become a bit forgetful as they get older. However, in some cases and at some point in some people’s lives, there is a disease related to…
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What is Vascular Dementia

What is Vascular Dementia? Vascular dementia is developed due to reduced supply of blood to the brain as a result of malfunctioned blood vessels. Blood is delivered to the brain cells through a network of vessels, collectively known as vascular…
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Pain in a Senior With Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

Pain in a Senior With Late-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease One of the greatest challenges that you will face as a family caregiver for a senior going through Alzheimer’s disease is the loss of that parent’s ability to communicate with you. While difficulties with…
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