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Holidays and Alzheimer’s Families

Article from www.alz.org The holidays are a time when family and friends often come together. But for families living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, the holidays can be challenging. Take a deep breath. With some planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions. Familiarize others with the situation The holidays are full… Read more »

10 Ways to Help the Elderly Beat the Heat

Source from Visiting Angels Assisted Living  1. Keep household windows open The elderly tend to lose their sense of body temperature, which could lead to death from heat illnesses. According to the Center for Disease Control, during 1979 to 1999, 8,015 heat-related deaths occurred in this country. As people age, their brain sometimes can’t recognize… Read more »

10 Real Life Strategies for Dementia Caregiving

Source from LIFE Senior Services As caregivers, we often use intuition to help us decide what to do. No one ever gave us lessons on how to relate to someone with memory loss and dementia. Unfortunately, dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is counter-intuitive; i.e., often the right thing to do is exactly opposite… Read more »