Loved One With Dementia? Two Reasons Why You Should Get In-Home Respite Care

27 July 2016
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If you're the primary caregiver for a loved one who is dealing with dementia, you may be struggling to find ways to cope.  Your beloved family member, who may have once been so vibrant, could be gradually becoming a shell of their former self, and it may be taking a toll on you.  That's why now is the time for you to consider getting in-home respite care.  When you have in-home respite care, a trained professional comes in to take over the caregiver responsibilities for a stated duration. Read More 

3 Symptoms Of Other Conditions That Could Be Missed In Alzheimer’s Patients

7 June 2016
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If you have a relative who has Alzheimer's disease, you may have heard about how many conditions can be misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's, when in fact those conditions are a lot more treatable. However, another problem is that those conditions can also be missed if the person develops them after being correctly diagnosed with Alzheimer's. While doctors do try to ensure they know about everything going on health-wise with an Alzheimer's patient, sometimes the doctors aren't always able to keep an eye on the behavior of every patient every minute of the day -- and at least one of these symptoms can come on very quickly. Read More 

3 Amenities Every Assisted Living Facility Should Have

10 May 2016
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As your loved elderly one grows older, you might need a bit of help in taking care of him or her. As his or her steward, you should perhaps take into consideration the option of an assisted living facility. Before making a decision on which assisted living facility you should chose for your loved one, there are a number of factors you should take into consideration, including amenities. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will learn about just a few amenities that every assisted living facility should offer their clients. Read More 

Personal Care Home Or Assisted Living Facility: Which One Is Right For Your Loved One?

29 April 2016
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When your older relative is no longer able to take care of personal needs independently, you may consider placement in a supervised setting. There are many choices available, and finding the one that is right for your loved one is critical for his or her well being and your peace of mind. If you are considering a personal care home or assisted living facility, here are a few things to take into account as you make your decision. Read More 

Valuable Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Hire In-Home Care For A Parent

20 April 2016
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Hiring in-home care for a parent in failing health can help you feel confident that your loved one is getting the care that he or she needs and deserves. Instead of rushing into this process, it's ideal to speak to peers who have also arranged in-home care for their family members and are able to recommend health agencies for you to consider. You'll then be able to speak to a couple agencies and find out how your parent's needs can be met. Read More