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Talking to Parents with Dementia

Caring Through Communication Data from a 2017 Alzheimer’s Association report says that in people age 65 and over, one in ten has Alzheimer’s dementia. That equates to 5.5 million people are suffering in this dementia stage of Alzheimer’s disease. When...


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Redefining Memory Care: A New Approach to Dementia

Dementia is a progressive and degenerative brain disorder with symptoms that typically include loss of memory, changes in behavior, and overall cognitive decline. When you hear people discussing dementia perhaps the first thing that pops into your mind, like the...


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Caregiver Overload? How to Ask Siblings for Help

Sharing is caring. Ask for sibling support before a crisis develops.   It's a tough job, caring for elderly parents. Even in the most ideal of situations. If you've taken on the role of primary caregiver you understand how the...


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Shedding Light on Sundowner’s Syndrome

For those with Alzheimer’s disease, dusk can be a distressing time. It’s called sundowning, and here’s what you need to know. Have you noticed changes in your parent’s behavior as nighttime approaches? Does their mood darken as the sun goes...


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10 Ways to Connect with Dementia Patients

How do you connect and have fun with your aging parent who has dementia? We have ten ideas for you. When a parent with dementia naturally withdrawals from relationships, finding small ways to connect can not only reduce the effects...


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