Ways to Make Living with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis a Little Easier

A family member receiving a diagnosis that they have Alzheimer's is a traumatic and shocking experience.To help your loved one try to feel more comfortable about their future it is important that you do all you can to help them through their difficult time. Having a...
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The Underdog in the Home Healthcare Field

I have been in the health care field for the last seven years. Even thought I have an administrative position now, my experience as a caregiver before and even now gives me a different outlook on things. I hope you enjoy my blog on Home Health.

 

What to Look for in Respite Care Facilities

Respite care facilities are used by the elderly, disabled and others who need to have a break and to also give their carers a break from their duties. If you are looking into respite care facilities in your area, what should you be on the lookout for? Sunrise Home Care has the answers Client/ Staff […]

Ways to Make Living with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis a Little Easier

A family member receiving a diagnosis that they have Alzheimer’s is a traumatic and shocking experience.To help your loved one try to feel more comfortable about their future it is important that you do all you can to help them through their difficult time. Having a aunt that suffers from Alzheimer’s I have five tips […]

How to Start a Caregiver Support Group for the Disabled

When caring for a family member with a disability, it can be hard to find a way to meet others who understand your situation or even get a break where you can get some time to yourself. If you want to be able to form friendships with others who are also dealing with the same […]

Self-Caring Tips for a CareGiver

One vital part of the U.S. health care system which is often overlooked by professional health practitioners is the large growing segment, (29% of the U.S. population or 65 million people), which provides caregiver services to love ones at home. (1) Their assistance, dedication and tender loving care (TLC) is immeasurable to the persons needing […]

Finding the Right Caregiver

What kind of caregiver do you choose when you need one? Not all caregivers are alike. Caregivers are as different as individuals are different. To get the best caregiver for yourself or for a loved one, requires that you pay attention to more than just the bottom-line. To learn what else should be considered in […]
The Five Myths of Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s

The Five Myths of Caring for a Parent with Alzheimer’s

The caregiver’s role is filled with surprises. Here are some things I learned while caring for my aging mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s. Myth #1 My family will help out. What a surprise this was to me. I always got along with my sisters, and I just assumed that they would give me some assistance […]
New Alzheimer’s Gene Discovered

New Alzheimer’s Gene Discovered

Late onset Alzheimer’s is the most common type of Alzheimer’s disease. Now, there a new gene has been discovered that seems to raise one’s chance of developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The new research shows promise for significant findings in the future. The National Institute of Aging says that Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease that affects […]
Alzheimer’s Disease: Caring for a Loved One

Alzheimer’s Disease: Caring for a Loved One

Chances are, you or someone you know has or will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. As we continue to actively search and hope for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, those affected by it need to know the best ways to care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Care Tip #1 – Let Them Do It […]
Helping Children to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

Helping Children to Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating condition for the patient and the patient’s family, and it can be a particularly confusing disease for children. While Alzheimer’s education has been increasing for the general population, children still can have a difficult time understanding why someone they love is acting differently than they expect. Understanding what to tell […]

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